Definition of Dirca palustris

1. Noun. Deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Leatherwood, Moose-wood, Moosewood, Ropebark, Wicopy
Group relationships: Dirca, Genus Dirca
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dirca Palustris

Dipteryx
Dipteryx odorata
Dipu
Dipus
Dipus sagitta
Dipylidium caninum
Dipylon
Dipylon gate
Dirac
Dirac constant
Dirac delta function
Dirac equation
Dirac fermion
Dirac fermions
Dirca
Dirca palustris (current term)
DirectX
Directoire
Director of Central Intelligence
Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence
Dirichletian
Dirk
Dirofilaria conjunctivae
Dirty Harry
Dis
Dische-Schwarz reagent
Dische reaction
Dische reagent
Discina macrospora
Disciotis venosa

Literary usage of Dirca palustris

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

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. ..."

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