blueblossom

/blooh"blos'euhm/, n.
a shrub, Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, of the buckthorn family, abundant in the western U.S., having finely toothed oblong leaves and lilaclike clusters of blue flowers. Also called blue myrtle.
[BLUE + BLOSSOM]

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  • blueblossom — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a blue flowered California shrub (Ceanothus thyrsiflorus) called also blue myrtle, California lilac * * * /blooh blos euhm/, n. a shrub, Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, of the buckthorn family, abundant in the western U.S., having… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue myrtle — blueblossom. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Ceanothus thyrsiflorus — Taxobox name = Ceanothus thyrsiflorus image width = 240px image caption = Ceanothus thyrsiflorus flowers regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rhamnaceae genus = Ceanothus species = C.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Eschsch. — Symbol CETH Common Name blueblossom Botanical Family Rhamnaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Ceanothus thyrsiflorus — ID 16499 Symbol Key CETH Common Name blueblossom Family Rhamnaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, OR Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • blue brush — noun : blueblossom …   Useful english dictionary

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