- a North American shrub, Cephalanthus occidentalis, of the madder family, having globular flower heads.
Origin of buttonbush
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In this typical swamp the buttonbush, Cephalanthus occidentalis, is practically the only plant present.The Mammals of Warren Woods, Berrien County, Michigan
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