verdure \VUR-jur\, noun: Green; greenness; freshness of vegetation; as, the verdure of the meadows in June.

A wide expanse of living verdure, cultivated gardens, shady groves, fertile cornfields, flowed round it like a sea.
— Motley

The first white settlers in the area started as yeomen, scouring the land of trees and verdure to create and homesteads.
— Claude