Meaning of wig tree in English:

wig tree

noun

  • The smoke tree.

    ‘Forest steppe is situated either on the hills summits where they are represented by oak grooves with wig trees, or in the valleys where they are represented by oak and maple forests.’
    ‘The plant's nickname ‘wig tree’ is derived from the silky skin of the leaves.’

Origin

Mid 19th century so named because of its hairlike arrangement of flowers.