Virginia stock

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Virginia stock

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(Plants) a Mediterranean plant, Malcolmia maritima, cultivated for its white and pink flowers: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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Noun1.Virginia stock - erect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowersVirginia stock - erect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowers; native to sands and sea cliffs of southwestern Greece and southern Albania
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
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