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chaparral pea

noun
1.
a spiny bush, Pickeringia montana, of the legume family, having large purple flowers and sometimes forming dense thickets in the Pacific coast regions of the U.S.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism
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chaparral pea

noun
1.
a thorny leguminous Californian shrub, Pickeringia montana, with reddish-purple showy flowers
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