bush-honeysuckle love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the genus Diervilla. See honeysuckle, 2.
  • n. Any species of true honeysuckle with a bushy habit, including, therefore, the fly-honeysuckles; particularly, Lonicera Tatarica, the Tatarian bush-honeysuckle, an ornamental species native in southeast Russia and Siberia.


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  • Observed the yellow diervilla or bush-honeysuckle still in flower.

    Rural Hours

  • Americana (American mountain-ash), Corylus rostrata (beaked hazel-nut), Diervilla trifida (bush-honeysuckle), Prunus Virginiana (choke-cherry), Myrica gale (sweet-gale), Nemopanthes Canadensis (mountain holly), Cephalanthus occidentalis (button-bush), Ribes prostratum, in some places (fetid currant).

    The Maine Woods


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