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American wistaria

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noun

  1. an eastern United States native resembling the cultivated Japanese wisteria having pale purple-lilac flowers

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Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck

The American wistaria (Wistaria frutes- cens) produces clusters of dark blue flowers a little later in the season than the foregoing species. Wistarias grow in almost any soil and are propagated by seeds, layers, cuttings, and division. The young ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedia of Agriculture (1881)

A Treasury of Useful Information for the Farm and Household by Jonathan Periam

less vigorous than the Chinese, the flowers pale blue and borne in short clusters; the variety albu, or white American wistaria has clear white flowers, and like its blue relative, they are borne ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

The American wistaria (IV. frutcsccns) or kidney-bean tree, is not so vigorous as the Chinese species, and has slightly pubescent racemes, only about six inches long , ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

frutescens is the American wistaria with shorter, ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson

frutes cens is the American wistaria with shorter, darker flowering racemes. There are several species growing wild in the United States in low ground, and about swamps, from Virginia southward to Florida. Wister, Owen (1860), American ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Kraunhia Chinensis, the Chinese, and K frutescens, the American wistaria, are much used in the United States to cover verandas and walls. The latteris a native of swamp-margins from Virginia to Illinois and southward, and develops its ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Kraunhia Chinensis, the Chinese, and K jrutescens, the American wistaria, are ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

frutescens, the American wistaria, are much used in the United States to cover verandas and walls. The latter is a native of swamp-margins from Virginia to Illinois and southward, and develops its flowers at ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1895)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

frutcscens, the American wistaria, are much used in the United States to cover vernndas and walls. The latter is a native of swamp-margins from Virginia to Illinois and southward, and develops its flowers at ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

frutescens, the American wistaria, are much used in the United States to cover verandas and walls. The latter is a native of swamp-margins from Virginia to Illinois and southward, and develops its flowers at ...

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