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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any of various shrubs or small trees native mostly to western North America and having showy clusters of usually blue or whitish flowers

Usage examples (36)
  • Shrublands: Cupleaf ceanothus - fremontia - oak series.
  • Common shrubs include chamise, buckbrush or ceanothus, and manzanita.
  • There are smaller areas of Purple sage series, Bigpod ceanothus series, and Mixed scrub oak series.
  • Lovely purple/blue ceanothus like that flowering in the El Cajon hills, outside San Diego, California for more
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