sand verbena

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sand verbena any of various plants of the genus Abronia of western North America and Mexico having flowers resembling verbena
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Usage

In literature:

The insidiously alluring perfume of sand verbena rose like altar incense around them.
"Her Father's Daughter" by Gene Stratton-Porter
However, next morning he was on his way to Verbena, the train flying through a steady whirlwind of driving sand.
"Quick Action" by Robert W. Chambers
The fragrant blossoms of the yellow sand-verbena may be found upon the beach at almost any time of year.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
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