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Noun: swamp laurel  swómp lo-rul
  1. Laurel of bogs of northwestern United States having small purple flowers and pale leaves that are glaucous beneath
    - bog laurel, bog kalmia, Kalmia polifolia
     
  2. Shrub or small tree having rather small fragrant white flowers; abundant in southeastern United States
    - sweet bay, swamp bay, Magnolia virginiana

Derived forms: swamp laurels

Type of: kalmia, magnolia