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winterberry

[win-ter-ber-ee] /ˈwɪn tərˌbɛr i/
noun, plural winterberries.
1.
any of several North American hollies of the genus Ilex, having red berries that are persistent through the winter.
2.
black alder (def 1).
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; winter + berry
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Examples for winterberry
  • winterberry holly will add a touch of red while visiting northern birds contribute their quiet winter songs.
  • Shrubs include winterberry, meadowsweet, and others.
  • Wild-raisin and winterberry may occur in more protected or moist pockets.
  • The main branch, which is winterberry, is vertically straight and upright with some side branches.
  • winterberry is a deciduous holly that is slow growing, with an upright-rounded habit.
  • By planting dogwood and winterberry, you'll provide food for fall.
  • The shrub layer is sparse with common winterberry and the ground layer is depauperate.
  • Other common shrubs include red osier dogwood, common winterberry, and willows.
  • The edges are shrubby with alder, mountain-holly, and common winterberry.
  • Mitigation will include winterberry and high bush blueberry plants.

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