Definition of Salix uva-ursi

1. Noun. Dwarf prostrate mat-forming shrub of Arctic and alpine regions of North America and Greenland having deep green elliptic leaves that taper toward the base.

Exact synonyms: Bearberry Willow
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Willow, Willow Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Salix Uva-ursi

Salix herbacea
Salix humilis
Salix lasiolepis
Salix lucida
Salix nigra
Salix pendulina
Salix pendulina blanda
Salix pentandra
Salix purpurea
Salix pyrifolia
Salix repens
Salix sericea
Salix sitchensis
Salix triandra
Salix tristis
Salix uva-ursi (current term)
Salix viminalis
Salix vitellina
Salk
Salla disease
Sallie
Sally
Sally Ann
Sally Army
Sally Lunn
Salmacis
Salman Rushdie
Salmanazar
Salmanazars
Salmo

Literary usage of Salix uva-ursi

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

1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"1344. Salix sericea Marsh. Arb. Am. 140 (1785). 1345. Salix tristis Ait. Hort. Kew. 3: 393 (1789). 1346. Salix uva-ursi Pursh, Fl. Am. Sept. 610 (1814). ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"... Salix uva-ursi Pursh, Salix herbacea L., Phleum alpinum L., Lycopodium selago L., etc., which have remained as permanent tenants of this mountain. ..."

3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"1344. Salix sericea Marsh. Arb. Am. 140 (1785). 1345. Salix tristis Ait. Hort. Kew. 3: 393 (1789). 1346. Salix uva-ursi Pursh, Fl. Am. Sept. 610 (1814). ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"... Salix uva-ursi Pursh, Salix herbacea L., Phleum alpinum L., Lycopodium selago L., etc., which have remained as permanent tenants of this mountain. ..."

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