Definition of Red osier

1. Noun. Common North American shrub with reddish purple twigs and white flowers.

2. Noun. Eurasian osier having reddish or purple twigs and bark rich in tannin.
Exact synonyms: Basket Willow, Purple Osier, Purple Willow, Red Willow, Salix Purpurea
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Osier

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Osier

red mercury
red mist
red morning-glory
red mud
red mulberry
red mullet
red muscle
red neck syndrome
red neuralgia
red noise
red nucleus
red oak
red ochre
red onion
red onions
red osier (current term)
red osier dogwood
red oxide of lead
red oxygen
red panda
red pandas
red pepper
red peppers
red periwinkle
red phalarope
red phosphorus
red pimpernel
red pine
red poll
red poppy

Literary usage of Red osier

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1. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons, Marion Satterlee (1900)
"RED-OSIER DOGWOOD. Cornus stolonifera. Dogwood Family. A shrub from three to six feet high. ... REDOSIER ..."

2. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"The Red-osier Dogwood is common in wet or sandy lowlands and along water courses from Newf. northwest to the Mackenzie River, Can., and south to Washington, ..."

3. Among Country Schools by Olly Jasper Kern (1906)
"(a) red osier, (b) Cornus paniculata. (c) European red osier Dogwood. 78. (a) Mountain Sumac, (b) Rhus glabra. (c) Rhus typhina. 79. Norway Maple. 80. ..."

4. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "First Lessons in by Asa Gray (1880)
"C. sanguínea, EUROPEAN RED-OSIER D. Sometimes planted from Eu. ... C. Stolonifera, WILD RED-OSIER D. Shrub 3°-6° high, in wet places N., spreading by ..."

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