Definition of Moxie plum

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: Creeping Snowberry, Gaultheria Hispidula, Maidenhair Berry
Group relationships: Gaultheria, Genus Gaultheria
Generic synonyms: Shrublet



Lexicographical Neighbors of Moxie Plum

mowings
mown
mowra
mowras
mows
mowyer
mox nix
moxa
moxalactam
moxas
moxastine
moxibustion
moxibustions
moxidectin
moxie
moxie plum (current term)
moxies
moxifloxacin
moxious
moxisylyte
moy
moya
moyamoya disease
moyas
moyities
moyity
moyl
moyle
moyled
moyles

Literary usage of Moxie plum

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

1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Gaultheria hispidula (L.) Muhl. ex Bigel. Creeping snowberry; Moxie-plum Evergreen sub-shrub On hummocks and tree stumps in northern bogs ..."

2. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"moxie plum. Delicate trailing evergreen shrubs with very slender sub- terete twigs, minute roundish homogeneous pith; alternate low half-round or ..."

3. Historic Mackinac: The Historical, Picturesque and Legendary Features of the by Edwin Orin Wood (1918)
"... hispidula (L.) T. & G. moxie plum. In boggy shaded ground on the west side. PRIMULACEAE PRIMROSE FAMILY Primula ..."

4. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"... moxie plum, CAPILLAIRE. Evergreen shrubs, with prostrate stems. Leaves alternate, 2-ranked. Flowers solitary, subtended by two bracts. ' Sepals 4, free. ..."

5. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"C. hispidula (L.) T. & G. (MoxiE PLUM, CAPILLAIRE.) Leaves 0.6-1 cm. long ; berries &-7 mm. thick, bright white, delicately acid and aromatic. ..."

6. Bulletin (1910)
"moxie plum. Capil- laire. Rare. Sphagnum swamps, usually in shade: Preston (WA Setchell & Graves), Voluntown (Graves), Burlington (JN Bishop), ..."

7. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Gaultheria hispidula (L.) Muhl. ex Bigel. Creeping snowberry; Moxie-plum Evergreen sub-shrub On hummocks and tree stumps in northern bogs ..."

8. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"moxie plum. Delicate trailing evergreen shrubs with very slender sub- terete twigs, minute roundish homogeneous pith; alternate low half-round or ..."

9. Historic Mackinac: The Historical, Picturesque and Legendary Features of the by Edwin Orin Wood (1918)
"... hispidula (L.) T. & G. moxie plum. In boggy shaded ground on the west side. PRIMULACEAE PRIMROSE FAMILY Primula ..."

10. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"... moxie plum, CAPILLAIRE. Evergreen shrubs, with prostrate stems. Leaves alternate, 2-ranked. Flowers solitary, subtended by two bracts. ' Sepals 4, free. ..."

11. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"C. hispidula (L.) T. & G. (MoxiE PLUM, CAPILLAIRE.) Leaves 0.6-1 cm. long ; berries &-7 mm. thick, bright white, delicately acid and aromatic. ..."

12. Bulletin (1910)
"moxie plum. Capil- laire. Rare. Sphagnum swamps, usually in shade: Preston (WA Setchell & Graves), Voluntown (Graves), Burlington (JN Bishop), ..."

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