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An ornamental herb (Sidalcea malvaeflora) native to the western coast of North America and cultivated for its showy clusters of pink to purple flowers.
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(Plants) a Californian malvaceous plant, Sidalcea malvaeflora, with pink or purple flowers
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|Noun||1.||checkerbloom - perennial purple-flowered wild mallow of western North America that is also cultivated|
mallow - any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
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