red heart

noun
a treelike Californian shrub, Ceanothus spinosus, of the buckthorn family, having pale blue or white flowers.

Origin:
1825–35

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As red heart fungus decays the heartwood it softens the wood, and decayed heartwood is more easily excavated than sound heartwood.
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