Definition of Sand myrtle

1. Noun. Low-growing evergreen shrub of New Jersey to Florida grown for its many white star-shaped flowers and glossy foliage.

Exact synonyms: Leiophyllum Buxifolium
Group relationships: Genus Leiophyllum, Leiophyllum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Myrtle

sand eel
sand flea
sand fleas
sand fly
sand grouse
sand hog
sand hopper
sand iron
sand lance
sand launce
sand leek
sand lizard
sand martin
sand martins
sand mole
sand myrtle (current term)
sand olive
sand painting
sand phlox
sand rat
sand reed
sand sage
sand sedge
sand sedges
sand shark
sand snake
sand sole
sand spurry

Literary usage of Sand myrtle

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

1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1905)
"At last, it was May 21, 1904, one more specimen was found at Brown's Mill Junction, NJ This time the food plant was sand myrtle, ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"I examined as much of the.pyxie and sand-myrtle as was possible before nightfall, but my only reward was an aching back. Saturday dawned clear, warm and ..."

3. A Preliminary Catalogue of the Flora of New Jersey by Nathaniel Lord Britton (1881)
"sand myrtle. ... Ell. sand myrtle. Common in the pine barrens, and confined to the Yellow Drift. , Tour n . ..."

4. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"... The sand myrtle A hardy evergreen shrub with intricate branches. It thrives in sandy or loamy soils, either in sunny or partly shaded situations. ..."

5. Narrative of a Journey Round the World: Comprising a Winter-passage Across by Friedrich Gerstäcker (1853)
"The next day we had the same country; nothing but sand, sand, sand, myrtle and thorns, and low dry bush, with singular crumbling wood—the correo did not ..."

6. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1905)
"At last, it was May 21, 1904, one more specimen was found at Brown's Mill Junction, NJ This time the food plant was sand myrtle, ..."

7. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"I examined as much of the.pyxie and sand-myrtle as was possible before nightfall, but my only reward was an aching back. Saturday dawned clear, warm and ..."

8. A Preliminary Catalogue of the Flora of New Jersey by Nathaniel Lord Britton (1881)
"sand myrtle. ... Ell. sand myrtle. Common in the pine barrens, and confined to the Yellow Drift. , Tour n . ..."

9. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"... The sand myrtle A hardy evergreen shrub with intricate branches. It thrives in sandy or loamy soils, either in sunny or partly shaded situations. ..."

10. Narrative of a Journey Round the World: Comprising a Winter-passage Across by Friedrich Gerstäcker (1853)
"The next day we had the same country; nothing but sand, sand, sand, myrtle and thorns, and low dry bush, with singular crumbling wood—the correo did not ..."

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