fothergilla

fothergilla

noun
1. any of several deciduous low-growing shrubs of the genus Fothergilla having showy brushlike spikes of white flowers in spring and fiery red and orange autumn color; grows from Alabama to the Allegheny Mountains 
2. small genus of deciduous shrubs of the southeastern United States [syn: genus Fothergilla
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