Definition of Common spindle tree

1. Noun. Small erect deciduous shrub having tough white wood and cathartic bark and fruit.




Common Spindle Tree Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Common Spindle Tree Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Spindle Tree

common seal
common sedge
common sedges
common sense
common shares
common shiner
common shrew
common sickle pine
common snapping turtle
common snipe
common snipes
common snowberry
common soldier
common sorrel
common speedwell
common spindle tree (current term)
common spoonbill
common spotted orchid
common staghorn fern
common starling
common stinkhorn
common stock
common stock equivalent
common stocks
common sunflower
common tarweed
common teasel
common tendinous ring
common thorn apple
common thyme

Literary usage of Common spindle tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"Petals greenish white. Filaments fixed in holes in the receptacle. Fruit angular, purplish ; sometimes white. Common Spindle "Tree. Prick Wood. ..."

2. On Planting and Rural Ornament: A Practical Treatise by Mr Marshall, Marshall (William) (1803)
"The wood of the common spindle tree is spoken of by MILLER and HAN BURY as being ... There is but one good method of PROPAGATING the common spindle tree, ..."

3. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"... stalked leaves, and dark purple flowers in June. Culture rfc. as above. E. europaeus (common spindle tree). A smooth, fetid, native deciduous shrub, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Common spindle tree

Search for Common spindle tree on Dictionary.com!Search for Common spindle tree on Thesaurus.com!Search for Common spindle tree on Google!Search for Common spindle tree on Wikipedia!

Search