an evergreen tree, Cryptomeria japonica, of Japan, characterized by the pyramidal manner of growth of its branches.
noun 1. a drought-resistant bush clover, Lespedeza striata, of the legume family, introduced to the southern Atlantic states from Asia, having numerous tiny trifoliate leaves valued for pasturage and hay.
noun 1. a warm ocean current in the Pacific, flowing N along the E coast of Taiwan, NE along the E coast of Japan, and continuing in an easterly direction into the open Pacific. noun 1. a warm ocean current flowing northeastwards off the E coast of Japan towards the North Pacific Also called Kuroshio […]
noun 1. an Asian evergreen shrub, Pieris japonica, of the heath family, having broad, glossy leaves and drooping clusters of whitish blossoms. noun 1. an ericaceous Japanese shrub, Pieris japonica, with drooping clusters of small bell-shaped white flowers
noun 1. an eastern Asian plant, Anemone hupehensis, of the buttercup family, having purplish or reddish flowers and grown widely in gardens.