loblolly bay

noun
an evergreen tree, Gordonia lasianthus, of the tea family, having fragrant, long-stalked white flowers and egg-shaped fruit.

Origin:
1720–30

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It is dominated by a bay forest containing loblolly bay, sweet bay, pond pine
  and red maple.
These depressions are called bays, so named for the sweet bay, loblolly bay and
  red bay trees found growing around them.
These depressions are called bays, named for the sweet bay, loblolly bay and
  red bay trees found growing around them.
Dominant canopy species are pond pine and loblolly bay.
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