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loblolly bay

noun
1.
an evergreen tree, Gordonia lasianthus, of the tea family, having fragrant, long-stalked white flowers and egg-shaped fruit.
Origin
1720-1730
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.
  • Thin canopies of pond pine and loblolly bay trees usually surround the bays.

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