farewell to spring

farewell-to-spring

[fair-wel-tuh-spring]
noun
a slender, showy plant, Clarkia amoena, of the evening primrose family, native to western North America, having satiny, cup-shaped, lilac-crimson or reddish-pink flowers and roundish fruit.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism

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