wild hydrangea

wild hydrangea

noun
a shrub, Hydrangea arborescens, of the saxifrage family, common throughout the eastern half of the U.S., having egg-shaped leaves and a rounded cluster of white flowers.
Also called sevenbark.


Origin:
1885–90, Americanism

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wild hydrangea

noun
deciduous shrub with creamy white flower clusters; eastern United States 
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