Definitions

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  • n. The shrub salal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An evergreen shrub (Gaultheria Shallon) of Northwest America; also, its fruit. See salal-berry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The salal-berry, Gaultheria Shallon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having edible dark purple grape-sized berries

Etymologies

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From Chinook.

Examples

  • The Huckleberry, shallon, and the Several evergreen Shrubs, of that

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • January is not that which the Indians call the Shal-lon, but that is such as is there discribed, and the berry is estemed and used by the natives as there mentioned except that it is not like the shallon, baked in large loaves, but is simply dryed in the sun for winter uce, when they either eat them in thir dryed state or boil them in water.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Glautheria shallon; (2) Q. garryana groves (relict examples on the Ft. Lewis Airforce Base); (3) extensive prairies often invaded by

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  • Here are a few to get you started: Mock orange (Philadelphus lewisii) has glorious scent; serviceberry, (Amelanchier alnifolia) and salal (Gaultheria shallon) have blooms and berries; and a true Southern Oregonian, Rhododendron occidentale, or Western azalea, for flowers and scent.

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  • Understory plants include salmonberry (Rubus parviflorus), thimbleberry (Rubus spectabilis), blackberry (both the native Rubus ursinus, and non-natives Rubus procerus and Rubus lacianata), salal (Gaultheria shallon), evergreen huckleberry (Vaccineum ovatum), red huckleberry (Vaccineum parvifolium), and Pacific sword fern (Polystichum munitum).

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  • For more on Shallon’s blog, go to: www.glamour.com/contributors/shallon-lester

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