In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- White ash, buckeye, shellbark hickory, honey locust, black cherry, and red and yellow oak claimed slightly better drained land, threaded by enormous tangles of grapevine and poison ivy.
- Other less prominent tree types included various hickories, other ash species, white oak, black walnut, butternut, basswood, yellow buckeye, elm, black cherry, black gum, and tulip tree.
- It sickens nearly two dozen other hosts that range from California buckeye, bay laurel, and bigleaf maple to redwood, some rhododendrons, and even certain blueberry cultivars.
- Other woody plants include fragrant sumac, evergreen sumac, little walnut, Mexican buckeye, Texas persimmon, Texas snowbell, and western white honeysuckle.
- Beneath these grow red buckeye, whose clusters of bright red flowers enliven the forest in early spring.
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