pincushion flower

noun
1.
scabious2 ( def 1 ).
2.
any of various shrubs of the genus Leucospermum, native to southern Africa, having yellow or reddish flowers.

Origin:
1855–60

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Butterfly bush, lantana, pincushion flower and verbena were added as nectar plants for the adult butterflies.
Key characteristics of common buttonbush are its pincushion flower heads, elongated lenticels, and swollen stem bases.
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