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wild pink

n.
A perennial herb (Silene caroliniana) native to the eastern United States, having opposite leaves, sticky stems and calyces, and clusters of pink or white flowers.
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Noun1.wild pink - a bog orchid with usually a solitary fragrant magenta pink blossom with a wide gaping corollawild pink - a bog orchid with usually a solitary fragrant magenta pink blossom with a wide gaping corolla; Canada
genus Arethusa - genus of bog orchids of North America and Japan
arethusa - any of several bog orchids of the genus Arethusa having 1 or 2 showy flowers
2.wild pink - perennial of eastern and central North America having short-stalked pink or white flowers in hairy clusterswild pink - perennial of eastern and central North America having short-stalked pink or white flowers in hairy clusters
genus Silene - large widely distributed genus of plants having mostly showy flowers of various colors: campion; catchfly
campion, catchfly, silene - any plant of the genus Silene
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