Definition of Flannel bush

1. Noun. Any of several handsome evergreen shrubs of California and northern Mexico having downy lobed leaves and showy yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: California Beauty, Flannelbush
Group relationships: Fremontia, Fremontodendron, Genus Fremontia, Genus Fremontodendron
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flannel Bush

flanked
flanken
flanker
flanker back
flankered
flankering
flankers
flanking
flanking region
flanking sequence
flanks
flannel
flannel-cake
flannel-mouth
flannel-mouthed
flannel bush (current term)
flannel cake
flannel cakes
flannel leaf
flannel mouth
flannel mullein
flannelbush
flanneled
flannelet
flannelets
flannelette
flannelettes
flannelgraph
flannelgraphs
flanneling

Literary usage of Flannel bush

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

1. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"flannel bush. Evergreen; loosely branching and bush-like, 6 to 10 ft. high, rarely a small tree as much as 18 ft. high; branches tough and flexible, ..."

2. Outdoor Heritage by Harold Child Bryant (1919)
"are false slippery elm, because of the taste of the bark, leatherwood, from the tough fibrous nature of the wood, and flannel bush, from the soft flannel ..."

3. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"flannel bush (Fremontia calif ornica) is a diffuse though tall shrub in the Sierra Nevada; near Cajon Pass, in Southern California it assumes a far more ..."

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