trailing-arbutus

trailing arbutus

noun
Also called arbutus, mayflower. a creeping eastern North American plant, Epigaea repens, of the heath family, having leathery, oval leaves and terminal clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers.

Origin:
1775–85

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trailing arbutus
 
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Also called: mayflower a creeping evergreen ericaceous plant, Epigaea repens, of E North America, having clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers

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