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Noun: fothergilla
  1. Any of several deciduous low-growing shrubs of the genus Fothergilla having showy brushlike spikes of white flowers in spring and fiery red and orange autumn colour; grows from Alabama to the Allegheny Mountains
    - witch alder
Noun: Fothergilla
  1. Small genus of deciduous shrubs of the southeastern United States
    - genus Fothergilla

Derived forms: fothergillas

Type of: bush, plant genus, shrub

Part of: family Hamamelidaceae, Hamamelidaceae, witch-hazel family

Encyclopedia: Fothergilla