Definition of Flowering wintergreen

1. Noun. Common trailing perennial milkwort of eastern North America having leaves like wintergreen and usually rosy-purple flowers with winged sepals.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flowering Wintergreen

flowering cherry
flowering crab
flowering fern
flowering glume
flowering hazel
flowering onion
flowering plants
flowering quince
flowering raspberry
flowering shrub
flowering spurge
flowering stone
flowering tobacco
flowering tree
flowering wintergreen (current term)
flowerings
flowerless
flowerlessness
flowerlike
flowerpecker
flowerpeckers
flowerpetal
flowerpetals
flowerpot
flowerpots
flowers
flowers-of-an-hour
flowers of antimony
flowers of benzoin

Literary usage of Flowering wintergreen

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1. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1904)
"so-called flowering wintergreen. In appearance and habitat it differs much from P. polygama. Described by Willdenow in 1800, references to it in literature ..."

2. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"MILKWORT FAMILY (Polygalaceae) Fringed Milkwort or Polygala; flowering wintergreen; Gay Wings Polygala paucifolia Flowers—Purplish rose, rarely white, ..."

3. Studies of Plant Life in Canada: Wild Flowers, Flowering Shrubs, and Grasses by Catherine Parr Strickland Traill (1906)
"... t flowering wintergreen—Polygala paucifolia (Willd.). (PLATE IX.) This is one of our early flowering plants distinguished by the common name of ..."

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