Definition of Dirca palustris
1. Noun. Deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers.
Group relationships: Dirca, Genus Dirca
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dirca Palustris
Literary usage of Dirca palustris
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1. Journal of Mycology by William Ashbrook Kellerman, Job Bicknell Ellis, Benjamin Matlack Everhart, United States Dept. of Agriculture. Section of Vegetable Pathology (1905)
"... and sown on Dirca palustris and Clematis Virginiana with no infection of the former and the most plentiful infection of the latter. ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Dirca palustris L. Leather- or Leaver-wood. Moose-wood. ... Dirca palustris L. Sp. Pl. 358. 1753. A shrub, 2°-6° high, the twigs yellowish green, ..."
3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1852)
"You have found the graceful and curt Dirca palustris; it is worthy your further acquaintance ; for I can assure you that it will look well on your smooth ..."
4. A Botanical Materia Medica by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"12. tlf 1; sp. 512. Hort. kew. ii. 27. Dirca. Grow. virg. 60. DIRCA palustris. Bart. 32. Coxe 371. S99. PETIVERIA. ..."