Wistaria fruticosa
Wistaria Wis*ta"ri*a, n. [NL.] [So named after Caspar Wistar, an American anatomist.] (Bot.) A genus of climbing leguminous plants bearing long, pendulous clusters of pale bluish flowers. Now commonly spelled {Wisteria}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The species commonest in cultivation is the {Wistaria Sinensis} from Eastern Asia. {Wistaria fruticosa} grows wild in the southern parts of the United States. [1913 Webster]


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  • Wistaria — Wis*ta ri*a, n. [NL.] [So named after Caspar Wistar, an American anatomist.] (Bot.) A genus of climbing leguminous plants bearing long, pendulous clusters of pale bluish flowers. Now commonly spelled {Wisteria}. [1913 Webster] Note: The species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wistaria Sinensis — Wistaria Wis*ta ri*a, n. [NL.] [So named after Caspar Wistar, an American anatomist.] (Bot.) A genus of climbing leguminous plants bearing long, pendulous clusters of pale bluish flowers. Now commonly spelled {Wisteria}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wisteria — Wistaria Wis*ta ri*a, n. [NL.] [So named after Caspar Wistar, an American anatomist.] (Bot.) A genus of climbing leguminous plants bearing long, pendulous clusters of pale bluish flowers. Now commonly spelled {Wisteria}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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