Definition of Leucothoe racemosa

1. Noun. Bushy deciduous shrub of the eastern United States with long racemes of pinkish flowers.

Exact synonyms: Sweet Bells
Group relationships: Genus Leucothoe
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

Lexicographical Neighbors of Leucothoe Racemosa

Leucanthemum superbum
Leucanthemum vulgare
Leuciscus cephalus
Leuciscus leuciscus
Leucocytozoon marchouxi
Leucocytozoon sabrazesi
Leucocytozoon simondi
Leucocytozoon smithi
Leucogenes leontopodium
Leuconostoc mesenteroides
Leucothoe editorum
Leucothoe fontanesiana
Leucothoe racemosa
Leudet's tinnitus
Leukaemia inhibitory factor
Lev's disease
Lev's syndrome
Lev Davidovich Bronstein
Lev Davidovich Landau
Lev Ivanov

Literary usage of Leucothoe racemosa

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

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"leucothoe racemosa A. Gray, Man. Ed. 2, 252. 1856. A shrub, 5°-12° high, with erect or divergent branches, terminal racemes, and glabrous or puberulent ..."

2. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1897)
"... leucothoe racemosa, Pieris (Andromeda) nitida, Ilex glabra, Azalea, viscosa, and Vaccinium corymbosum. Frequent, but not usually abundant, are Viburnum ..."

3. Our Northern Shrubs and how to Identify Them: A Handbook for the Nature-lover by Harriet Louise Keeler (1903)
"Although a swamp plant, leucothoe racemosa can be readily cultivated ; it needs peat soil or sandy loam, and a rather moist situation ; given these it grows ..."

4. Children's Gardens for School and Home: A Manual of Cooperative Gardening by Louise Klein Miller (1904)
"... orange, turning to flame color; capsule; light green, somewhat tomentose beneath. leucothoe racemosa—Swamp Leucothoe. Five-twelve feet; Mass., Fla., ..."

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