oconeebells

oconee-bells

[uh-koh-nee-belz]
noun, plural oconee-bells. (used with a singular or plural verb)
a plant, Shortia galacifolia, of the southeastern U.S., having glossy, rounded leaves and white or pink bell-shaped flowers with fringed petals.

Origin:
from its abundance along the Oconee River in NE Georgia

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