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wildflower

[wahyld-flou-er] /ˈwaɪldˌflaʊ ər/
noun
1.
the flower of a plant that normally grows in fields, forests, etc., without deliberate cultivation.
2.
the plant itself.
Also, wild flower.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; wild + flower
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  • Recently renovated with new exhibits, the visitor center is your best source for wildflower updates.
  • Now the dreams are of a wilder hue: charcoal-gray peaks, white-water kayak runs, and the wildflower-strewed paths of history.
  • Both place visitors in the heart of the high country, amid jagged peaks and wildflower meadows.
  • Though the saguaro may be the park's centerpiece, after wet winters the spring wildflower display can be breathtaking.
  • In some years spring rains trigger wildflower blooms amid more than a thousand varieties of plants.
  • Spring regularly brings spectacular wildflower displays to some of the park's landscapes.
  • Late spring and early autumn are best for wildflower enthusiasts.
  • Road cyclists head northwest to the wildflower-flecked hills.
  • Visitors also get to see wildflower filled countryside dotted with farm producing aromatic herbs and produce.
  • Families and groups can enjoy attractions, such as the wildflower walk and animal exhibits.

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