Definition of Chionanthus virginicus

1. Noun. Small bushy tree of southeastern United States having profuse clusters of white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Fringe Bush
Generic synonyms: Fringe Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chionanthus Virginicus

Chingisid
Chinglish
Chingpo
Chink
Chinkiang vinegar
Chinks
Chino-Japanese War
Chinook
Chinook Jargon
Chinookan
Chinta Valley
Chinyanja
Chiococca
Chiococca alba
Chionanthus
Chionanthus virginicus
Chionochloa conspicua
Chios
Chipewyan
Chippendale
Chippewa
Chippewaian
Chippeway
Chippeways
Chippewyan
Chirag
Chiricahua
Chiricahua Apache
Chiricahuan
Chiricahuas

Literary usage of Chionanthus virginicus

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1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"... stocks about 7 feet high, and beautiful bushes of Chionanthus virginicus (Fringe-tree), carrying an immense number of clusters of pure white flowers. ..."

2. Philadelphia Medical and Physical Journal by Benjamin Smith Barton (1806)
"... shrub, plant, or flower, he would, in a modest manner, say, " did you not find it in such a county, and in such and such a * chionanthus virginicus. ..."

3. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"12 and 13, 1916. i, Acer platanoides; 2, blade of grass; 3, chionanthus virginicus; 4, Diervilla florida; 5, Forsythia suspensa; 6, ..."

4. Landscape Gardening as Applied to Home Decoration by Samuel T[aylor] Maynard (1899)
"WHITE-FRINGE (chionanthus virginicus). FLOWERING DOGWOOD (Cornus Florida), Fig. 78.—This small tree requires some protection from the hot sun and drying ..."

5. 57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment (& Yourself) by Rick Weinzierl (1999)
"Deciduous »hrub», cont Tolerance to Tolerance to Tolerance to Ease of Pest White fringetree, chionanthus virginicus Withered viburnum, Viburnum cassinoides ..."

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