Definition of Pepper bush
1. Noun. Shrub of eastern and southern coastal United States having beautiful racemes of spice-scented white flowers.
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pepper Bush
Literary usage of Pepper bush
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1. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"An acacia-like foliage and great compactness and vigor give it special value for combination in shrub groups, but SWEET PEPPER-BUSH. its yello\\' or ..."
2. The Woods and Timbers of North Carolina by Peter M. Hale, Moses Ashley Curtis (1883)
"Laurel, Ivy, Wicky, Honeysuckles, Dog Laurel, Fetter Bush, pepper bush, Stagger Bush, (Andromeda), (Cassandra), (Leuco- thoe), Sweet pepper bush, (Itea), ..."
3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Shrubs or small trees. About 30 species, America and Japan;. 2 in US a. C. alnifolia L. Maine to Florida. Sweet Pepper-bush, Spiked Alder, White-bush. 519. ..."
4. The Gallery of Marianne North's Paintings of Plants and Their Homes, Royal by William Botting Hemsley (1883)
"Foliage, Flowers, and Young Fruit of the pepper bush (Piper mg rum, L.) The Pepper bush is a native of Malacca arid the Malayan islands. ..."