Borrichia arborescens
Samphire Sam"phire (? or ?; 277), n. [F. l'herbe de Saint Pierre. See {Saint}, and {Petrel}.] (Bot.) (a) A fleshy, suffrutescent, umbelliferous European plant ({Crithmum maritimum}). It grows among rocks and on cliffs along the seacoast, and is used for pickles. [1913 Webster]

Hangs one that gathers samphire, dreadful trade! --Shak. [1913 Webster] (b) The species of glasswort ({Salicornia herbacea}); -- called in England {marsh samphire}. (c) A seashore shrub ({Borrichia arborescens}) of the West Indies. [1913 Webster]

{Golden samphire}. See under {Golden}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Borrichia arborescens — Oxeye Ox eye , n. [Ox + eye.] 1. (Bot.) (a) The oxeye daisy. See under {Daisy}. (b) The corn camomile ({Anthemis arvensis}). (c) A genus of composite plants ({Buphthalmum}) with large yellow flowers. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A titmouse,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Borrichia arborescens — ID 10633 Symbol Key BOAR2 Common Name tree seaside tansy Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, PR, VI Growth Habit Subshrub Durati …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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