fire-pink

fire pink

noun
a plant, Silene virginica, of the pink family, having loose clusters of brilliant scarlet flowers.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism

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fire pink

noun
perennial herb of eastern North America, having red flowers with narrow notched petals 
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