Neillia opulifolia
Nine-bark Nine"-bark`, n. (Bot.) A white-flowered rosaceous shrub ({Neillia opulifolia}, or {Spir[ae]a opulifolia}), common in the Northern United States. The bark separates into many thin layers, whence the name. [1913 Webster]

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  • Spiraea opulifolia — Nine bark Nine bark , n. (Bot.) A white flowered rosaceous shrub ({Neillia opulifolia}, or {Spir[ae]a opulifolia}), common in the Northern United States. The bark separates into many thin layers, whence the name. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nine-bark — n. (Bot.) A white flowered rosaceous shrub ({Neillia opulifolia}, or {Spir[ae]a opulifolia}), common in the Northern United States. The bark separates into many thin layers, whence the name. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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