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wild hollyhock

noun

checkerbloom

[chek-er-bloom] /ˈtʃɛk ərˌblum/
noun
1.
a western North American plant, Sidalcea malviflora, of the mallow family, having long, loose clusters of rose-colored flowers.
Also called wild hollyhock.
Origin of checkerbloom
1920-1925
1920-25; checker1 + bloom1
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  • Its leaf and small flowers lead me to think it a wild hollyhock.

    A Summer's Outing Carter H. Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for wild hollyhock

checkerbloom

/ˈtʃɛkəˌbluːm/
noun
1.
a Californian malvaceous plant, Sidalcea malvaeflora, with pink or purple flowers
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