checker-bloom

checkerbloom

[chek-er-bloom]
noun
a western North American plant, Sidalcea malviflora, of the mallow family, having long, loose clusters of rose-colored flowers.
Also called wild hollyhock.


Origin:
1920–25; checker1 + bloom1

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checkerbloom (ˈtʃɛkəˌbluːm)
 
n
a Californian malvaceous plant, Sidalcea malvaeflora, with pink or purple flowers

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