Definition of Creeping snowberry

1. Noun. Slow-growing procumbent evergreen shrublet of northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough and hairy seeds.

Exact synonyms: Gaultheria Hispidula, Maidenhair Berry, Moxie Plum
Group relationships: Gaultheria, Genus Gaultheria
Generic synonyms: Shrublet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Snowberry

creeping bellflower
creeping bent
creeping bugle
creeping crowfoot
creeping elegance
creeping eruption
creeping fern
creeping juniper
creeping lily
creeping myiasis
creeping oxalis
creeping palsy
creeping snowberry (current term)
creeping spike rush
creeping thistle
creeping thistles
creeping thrombosis
creeping thyme
creeping ulcer
creeping willow
creeping wintergreen
creeping wood sorrel
creeping zinnia

Literary usage of Creeping snowberry

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

1. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"British America, south to N. Carolina and Michigan. creeping snowberry, Ivory Plum, Maidenhair)-, Moxie-berry, Mountain Partridge-berry, Running Birch, ..."

2. Our Northern Shrubs and how to Identify Them: A Handbook for the Nature-lover by Harriet Louise Keeler (1903)
"... stamens eight; ovary four-celled. The berry is snow white, aromatic, many-seeded, rather mealy ; usually minutely bristly. creeping snowberry. i ..."

3. A Preliminary Catalogue of the Flora of New Jersey by Nathaniel Lord Britton (1881)
"... Salisb creeping snowberry. C. hispidula, Torr. & Gray. creeping snowberry. In the cedar swamp at New Durham, Cooper in Torrey Catalogue; CF Austin. ..."

4. Peat: Essays on Its Origin, Uses and Distribution in Michigan by Charles Albert Davis (1907)
"The shrubs belonging to this society were the following: Canada, Low, and Low Black"Blueberries, Labrador Tea, Cassandra, creeping snowberry, ..."

5. Report of the State Board of Geological Survey by Michigan Geological Survey, Alfred Church Lane (1907)
"The shrubs belonging to this society were the following: Canada, Low, and Low Black Blueberries, Labrador Tea, Cassandra. creeping snowberry, Trailing ..."

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