Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting numerous plants with white flowers: as, white-flowered azalea, broom, cinquefoil, etc.
- adj. (of plants) having white flowers
“He tried to make his way back to the trail, then to where he thought the parking lot was, and to traffic he heard on a nearby four-lane highway, using palmetto trees and white-flowered shrubs as markers.”
“Maybe also the time that we feel a sneaking admiration for, say, the bindweed, an exquisite white-flowered morning glory, and its tenacious powers of survival.”
“He ended the day bowing before a white-flowered wreath before leading staff outside for a candle light vigil.”
“The deep-red rose and the white-flowered vine were sold as a combo by the White Flower Farm catalog to bloom together, with the vine curling gracefully around the shrub.”
“Jasmine" the poem, like jasmine the white-flowered plant, claims the land with gentle defiance.”
“Similarly elegant, yet more modest of colour, are the white-flowered G. 'The Bride' and the muted pastel G. papilio.”
“Mount Everest' is a tall, white-flowered allium, and looks good playing the same role among pastels.”
“At these altitudes, lianas and climbers become common, especially the white-flowered liana Bauhinia.”
“Conspicuous are the aromatic narrow-leaved white-flowered Labrador-tea Ledum palustre ssp. decumbens and, on richer drier soils, the purple-flowered Lapland rose-bay Rhododendron lapponicum.”
“Several colorful species thrive here owing to low competition: white-flowered snow whitlowgrass Draba nivalis, diapensia Diapensia lapponica, yellow-flowered Arctic poppy Papaver radicatum, snow cinquefoil Potentilla nivea and the grass-like northern wood-rush Luzula confusa.”
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