chaparral pea


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chaparral pea

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(Plants) a thorny leguminous Californian shrub, Pickeringia montana, with reddish-purple showy flowers
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Noun1.chaparral pea - spiny evergreen xerophytic shrub having showy rose and purple flowers and forming dense thicketschaparral pea - spiny evergreen xerophytic shrub having showy rose and purple flowers and forming dense thickets; of dry rocky mountain slopes of California
genus Pickeringia, Pickeringia - one species: chaparral pea
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems