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Definition of the noun agarita

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  1. [uncountable] Mahonia trifoliolata, a rounded evergreen shrub with high heat tolerance, native to the United States and Mexico.
  2. [countable, rare] The red berry of Mahonia trifoliolata, often used in jellies.

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Google previewAmerican Bee Journal (1922)

Agarita is a slow-growing bush, attaining a maximum height of 8 feet, having a hard, three-section leaf, the points of which are tipped with thorns. The leaves are evergreen, making this shrub a plant with great possibilities as an ornamental.

Google previewTexas Wildflowers (2018)

A Field Guide by Campell Loughmiller, Lynn Loughmiller, Joe Marcus

Synonym: Berberis trifoliolata PLANT AND LEAVES: Agarita is an evergreen, well-branched shrub, usually 3 to 5 feet tall and about as broad, with stiff, spiny, grayish-green or bluish holly-like leaves.

Google previewTrees and Shrubs for the Southwest (2008)

Woody Plants for Arid Gardens by Mary Irish

Agarita is an evergreen shrub that may be either rigid and upright or somewhat spreading. The bark turns gray to grayish purple with age. The thick, firm leaves are gray-green to deep blue-gray and are composed of three distinct leaflets with ...

Google previewRemarkable Plants of Texas (2010)

Uncommon Accounts of Our Common Natives by Matt Warnock Turner

As larger animals tend not to browse the foliage, agarita is a good nurse plant, providing a safe haven for vulnerable seedlings, ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

agarita A Spanish word sometimes used in Texas for the barberry (Berberis trifoliata); excellent jellies and wines are made from the barberry's red, acid berries. Also called the agrillo ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

It also goes by the names agarita, agarito, algerita, agritos, and chaparral berry. Rosemarie Boucher Leenerts See also Grapes, Tomato Further Reading “ Canadian Serviceberry, Shadblow, Downy Serviceberry, Serviceberry, Shadbush ...

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Agarita Meaning

Video shows what agarita means. Mahonia trifoliolata, a rounded evergreen shrub with high heat tolerance, native to the United States and Mexico.. The red ...

Scrabble value of A1G2A1R1I1T1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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