purplish

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any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers; Asia and Mexico abelia
any plant of the genus Acanthus having large spiny leaves and spikes or white or purplish flowers; native to Mediterranean region but widely cultivated acanthus
medium-sized shrubby tree of South Africa having thick leathery evergreen leaves and white or pink flowers and globose usually two-seeded purplish black fruits Acocanthera oblongifolia , Acocanthera spectabilis , poison arrow plant , winter sweet
trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta alehoof , field balm , gill-over-the-ground , Glechoma hederaceae , ground ivy , Nepeta hederaceae , runaway robin
any plant of the genus Amorpha having odd-pinnate leaves and purplish spicate flowers amorpha
genus of the mustard family having white or yellow or purplish flowers; closely related to genus Arabis Arabidopsis , genus Arabidopsis
purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens archil , cudbear , orchil
common perennial of eastern North America having showy purplish flowers; a parent of the Michaelmas daisy Aster novae-angliae , New England aster
common scaup of North America; males have purplish heads Aythya affinis , lake duck , lesser scaup , lesser scaup duck
tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall beetleweed , coltsfoot , galax , Galax urceolata , galaxy , wandflower
annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing Bengal bean , Benghal bean , cowage , Florida bean , Mucuna aterrima , Mucuna deeringiana , Mucuna pruriens utilis , Stizolobium deeringiana , velvet bean
small tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves big-tree plum , Prunus mexicana
ornamental plant of tropical South Africa and South America having stalks of orange and purplish-blue flowers resembling a bird bird of paradise , Strelitzia reginae
small hybrid apricot of Asia and Asia Minor having purplish twigs and white flowers following by inferior purple fruit black apricot , Prunus dasycarpa , purple apricot
European evergreen plant with white or purplish roselike winter-blooming flowers black hellebore , Christmas rose , Helleborus niger , winter rose
slightly hairy perennial having deep green leathery leaves and flowers that are ultimately purplish-green black hellebore , Helleborus orientalis , lenten rose
perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading across the surface bogbean , bog myrtle , buckbean , marsh trefoil , Menyanthes trifoliata , water shamrock
dark purplish-red to blackish-red color burgundy
large genus of low-growing herbs; widespread throughout tropical and warm temperate regions having usually basal leaves and panicles of purplish ephemeral flowers Calandrinia , genus Calandrinia
evergreen shrubby tree resembling a willow of dry regions of southwestern North America having showy purplish flowers and long seed pods Chilopsis linearis , desert willow
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