Definition of winter heliotrope in English:

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winter heliotrope

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A plant of the daisy family, which produces fragrant lilac flowers in winter.
  • Petasites fragrans, family Compositae
Example sentences
  • In winter you have dogwoods, mosses, lichens, fungi and winter heliotrope.
  • I was interested to read your comment about winter heliotrope being an introduced species.
  • And elsewhere in the county Asian laurel and winter heliotrope, originally from Africa, are smothering native species.
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