Definition of Magnolia virginiana

1. Noun. Shrub or small tree having rather small fragrant white flowers; abundant in southeastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Swamp Bay, Swamp Laurel, Sweet Bay
Generic synonyms: Magnolia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magnolia Virginiana

Magnesian
Magnesians
Magnetic North
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Magnificat
Magnitogorsk
Magnolia
Magnolia State
Magnolia acuminata
Magnolia fraseri
Magnolia grandiflora
Magnolia macrophylla
Magnolia soulangiana
Magnolia stellata
Magnolia tripetala
Magnolia virginiana
Magnoliaceae
Magnoliidae
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliopsida
Magnox
Magnoxes
Magnus
Magnus' sign
Magpie
Magpies
Magritte
Magrittean
Mags
Magura District

Literary usage of Magnolia virginiana

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1. The Forester's Manual: Or, The Forest Trees of Eastern North America by Ernest Thompson Seton (1912)
"(magnolia virginiana) A small tree 15 to 70 feet high, nearly evergreen, noted for being a favorite with the Beaver. "Its fleshy roots were eagerly eaten by ..."

2. The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore by Ernest Thompson Seton (1921)
"(magnolia virginiana) A small tree 15 to 70 feet high, nearly evergreen, noted for being a favorite with the Beaver. "Its fleshy roots were eagerly eaten by ..."

3. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1897)
"They occur in the following species: Per sea pubescens, Acer rubrum var., Magnolia virginiana, Nyssa uniflora. This hairy covering, by forming spaces ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The flowers of the swamp magnolia or sweet bay, magnolia virginiana or At. glauca (Fig. 2298, Vol. IV), should be tried. ..."

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