Definition of Evergreen magnolia
1. Noun. Evergreen tree of southern United States having large stiff glossy leaves and huge white sweet-smelling flowers.
Generic synonyms: Magnolia
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Literary usage of Evergreen magnolia
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1. Forest Flora of Japan: Notes on the Forest Flora of Japan by Charles Sprague Sargent (1894)
"Among the Magnolias of Japan there is no evergreen species which resembles the great evergreen Magnolia of our southern states, or at all equals it in the ..."
2. Lumber and Its Uses by Royal Shaw Kellogg (1919)
"These are the evergreen magnolia (Magnolia, foetida) and the sweet magnolia ... Most of the magnolia lumber, however, is made from the evergreen magnolia. ..."
3. The Amateur Garden by George Washington Cable (1914)
"The forest tree at the front and right (evergreen magnolia) is covered with an ... The overhanging forest tree is the evergreen magnolia (M. grandiflora). ..."
4. Trees & Shrubs for English Gardens by Ernest Thomas Cook (1902)
"The evergreen Magnolia is more generally grown as a wall plant than in the open ground, though in the south and west of England it will thrive perfectly ..."
5. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"... to Massachusetts and is hardy in sheltered positions in southern Canada though not fully evergreen in northern positions ; and evergreen magnolia (6) ..."