swamp laurel

Definitions of swamp laurel
  1. noun
    laurel of bogs of northwestern United States having small purple flowers and pale leaves that are glaucous beneath
    synonyms: Kalmia polifolia, bog kalmia, bog laurel
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    kalmia
    any plant of the genus Kalmia
  2. noun
    shrub or small tree having rather small fragrant white flowers; abundant in southeastern United States
    synonyms: Magnolia virginiana, swamp bay, sweet bay
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    magnolia
    any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia; valued for their longevity and exquisite fragrant blooms
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