checkerbloom


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Related to checkerbloom: Sidalcea, Sidalcea malviflora

check·er·bloom

 (chĕk′ər-blo͞om′)
n.
An ornamental herb (Sidalcea malvaeflora) native to the western coast of North America and cultivated for its showy clusters of pink to purple flowers.

checkerbloom

(ˈtʃɛkəˌbluːm)
n
(Plants) a Californian malvaceous plant, Sidalcea malvaeflora, with pink or purple flowers
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Noun1.checkerbloom - perennial purple-flowered wild mallow of western North America that is also cultivatedcheckerbloom - perennial purple-flowered wild mallow of western North America that is also cultivated
mallow - any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
genus Sidalcea, Sidalcea - genus of showy plants of western North America having palmate leaves and variously colored racemose flowers
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California poppies blaze in shades of orange; splashes of white meadowfoam and pink checkerbloom fringe the paths.