Definition of Swamp honeysuckle

1. Noun. Shrub growing in swamps throughout the eastern United States and having small white to pinkish flowers resembling honeysuckle.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp Honeysuckle

swamp blackberry
swamp blueberry
swamp buggy
swamp candleberry
swamp candles
swamp chestnut oak
swamp cooler
swamp cottonwood
swamp cypress
swamp dewberry
swamp fever
swamp fly honeysuckle
swamp gum
swamp hare
swamp hickory
swamp honeysuckle (current term)
swamp horsetail
swamp laurel
swamp lily
swamp locust
swamp mallow
swamp maple
swamp milkweed
swamp oak
swamp pine
swamp pines
swamp plant
swamp poplar
swamp rabbit
swamp red oak

Literary usage of Swamp honeysuckle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1872)
"In New England are only two species, — the swamp honeysuckle and the colored ... When the swamp honeysuckle is seen growing with the fairer Azaleas of the ..."

2. A Year Among the Trees: Or, The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1881)
"In New England are only two species, — the swamp honeysuckle and the colored ... When the swamp honeysuckle is seen growing with the fairer Azaleas of the ..."

3. A Year Among the Trees: Or, The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1881)
"In New England are only two species, — the swamp honeysuckle and the colored ... When the swamp honeysuckle is seen growing with the fairer Azaleas of the ..."

4. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"An excrescence found on the swamp-honeysuckle. In its early state, its taste resembles that ... A popular name for the Swamp- Honeysuckle. I swan or awon! ..."

5. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"Introduced from North America, 1818. swamp honeysuckle. RH. ... swamp honeysuckle. RH. (Az.) FLAVUM (yellow). Stem 4 to 6 feet high. ..."

6. Peat: Essays on Its Origin, Uses and Distribution in Michigan by Charles Albert Davis (1907)
"The latter plant was most abundant lakeward at the margin of the sedge zone, where, with the swamp honeysuckle, it formed in the more open places, a narrow, ..."

7. Report of the State Board of Geological Survey by Michigan Geological Survey, Alfred Church Lane (1907)
"The latter plant was most abundant lakeward at the margin of the sedge zone, where, with the swamp honeysuckle, it formed in the more open places, a narrow, ..."

8. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1859)
"swamp honeysuckle. (Azalea nudiflora.) A plant flowering in April and May, ... A popular name for the Swamp-Honeysuckle. SWAMPING. Very large; huge. ..."

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