Definition of Common heath
1. Noun. Small erect shrub of Australia and Tasmania with fragrant ivory flowers.
2. Noun. Spindly upright shrub of southern Australia and Tasmania having white to rose or purple-red flowers.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Heath
Literary usage of Common heath
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"THE common Heath (Calluna vulgaris) grows naturally on most of the barren land that is suitable for planting. When it is rank and strong-growing, ..."
2. Reports of Cases Heard and Determined by the Lord Chancellor and the Court by John Peter De Gex, Henry Cadman Jones, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Richard Horton Smith, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1874)
"19s. lid.,"—which is the same penalty as that imposed for each of the five previously described trespasses on the common heath. The defendants contended ..."
3. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"common heath, or Ling. cens. White-flower'd common Heath. Nat. of Britain. Fl. June—August. Jj. ^. 101. ..."
4. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"The common heath varies considerably in size, according to the soil and situation in which it ... The common heath abounds in almost every part of Europe, ..."