Definition of Strawberry shrub
1. Noun. Hardy shrub of southeastern United States having clove-scented wood and fragrant red-brown flowers.
Generic synonyms: Allspice
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strawberry Shrub
Literary usage of Strawberry shrub
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"STRAWBERRY-SHRUB FAMILY. Shrubs, with opposite entire short-petioled leaves, no stipules, and terminal solitary large flowers on lateral leafy branches. ..."
2. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"Children have the pretty idea that the plant only unfurls its great umbrella-like leaves during April showers. . THE STRAWBERRY-SHRUB FAMILY. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"STRAWBERRY-SHRUB FAMILY. Shrubs, with aromatic bark, opposite entire short-petioled leaves, ... Calycanthus floridus L. Hairy Strawberry- shrub. Fig. 1965. ..."