Everywhere the rhododendron was bloom-loaded, and the large-petaled flower of the "cucumber tree" spread its waxen whiteness.
The wood of the cucumber tree is light, close-textured, weak, and pale brown in color.
The seed-pods of the cucumber tree soaked in raw whiskey makes a first-rate bitters for all such like fevers.
Next to the yellow poplar, the cucumber tree is the most important species of the magnolia family, at least as a source of lumber.
It was a dugout or canoe, made by hollowing with axe and adz a section of a cucumber tree.
At other times he sowed seeds of the cucumber tree, chickory and "colliflower" and planted ivy and wild honeysuckle.