balsam willow


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n balsam willow small shrubby tree of eastern North America having leaves exuding an odor of balsam when crushed
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In literature:

Pierrot and Nepeese had stepped from behind the balsams, the Willow's beautiful eyes shining with pride at the accuracy of her shot.
"Baree, Son of Kazan" by James Oliver Curwood

In news:

True poplars include aspen (Populus tremuloides), cottonwood (Populus deltoides) and balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera), all members of the willow family.