shrub (part of speech: noun)
shrub, guava, blueberry, poison sumac, milkwort, mistletoe, jute, chokeberry, currant, spiraea, locust, rose of sharon, heather, cotton, rosemary, tamarisk, cranberry, sumac, zenobia, privet, hibiscus, pomegranate, blackthorn, sisal, fuchsia, elder, gooseberry, sagebrush, lilac, blackberry, magnolia, pussy willow, rhododendron, oleander, myrtle, holly, juniper, huckleberry, alder, gorse, azalea, furze, mesquite, syringa, bayberry, gardenia
- You have to make little splints for them out of Forsythia twigs. - "Fairy Prince and Other Stories", Eleanor Hallowell Abbott.
- Not a whole lot different than winter until the daffodils, crab apples, and forsythia bloom. - "Michelangelo's Shoulder", John Moncure Wetterau.
- Spring opened formally for the Nesbits with crocuses and hyacinths; smiled genially in golden forsythia, bridal wreath and tulips, preened itself in flags and lilacs before glowing in roses and peonies. - "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.