Definition of Common bird cherry

1. Noun. Small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry.

Exact synonyms: European Bird Cherry, Hagberry Tree, Prunus Padus
Group relationships: Genus Prunus, Prunus
Generic synonyms: Bird Cherry, Bird Cherry Tree
Terms within: Hagberry



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Literary usage of Common bird cherry

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1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"the Common Bird-Cherry. Leaves oblong, cuspidate, rugose, simply serrated, deciduous. Flowers in racemes much longer than the leaves. ..."

2. The Penny Cyclop├Ždia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1836)
"C. Padua, the common bird cherry. Leaves oblong, cuspidate, rugose, simply serrated, deciduous. Flowers in racemes much longer than the leaves. ..."

3. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"The common Bird Cherry is a tree rather for the park and woodland than the garden proper, but the Manchurian and double-flowered varieties fully deserve a ..."

4. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson, F. L. S., William Robinson (1906)
"The common Bird Cherry is a tree rather for the park and woodland than the garden proper, but the Manchurian and double-flowered varieties fully deserve a ..."

5. The English Flower Garden and Pleasure Ground: Design and Arrangement Shown by William Robinson (1899)
"The common Bird Cherry is a tree rather for the park and woodland than the garden proper, but the Manchurian and double-flowered varieties fully deserve a ..."

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