from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any tree of the genus Halesia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name common to the shrubs or small trees of the genus Halesia, natural order Styraceæ; the snowdrop-tree. See Halesia.
The Appalachian oak forests and, at higher elevations, the northern hardwoods forests include a variety of oaks and pines, as well as silverbell, hemlock, yellow poplar, basswood, buckeye, yellow birch, and beech.
She wore a long green dress and a green cloak embroidered with flowers, and carried a bunch of silverbell blossoms as if she had been gathering them.
This morning, I'm going to stop by the Starbucks near where I work, the one that is going to close its doors for good today, and pick up a load of coffee grounds for my little silverbell to help acidify the soil around it.