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checkerbloom

[chek-er-bloom]
noun
  1. a western North American plant, Sidalcea malviflora, of the mallow family, having long, loose clusters of rose-colored flowers.
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Origin of checkerbloom

First recorded in 1920–25; checker1 + bloom1
Also called wild hollyhock.
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British Dictionary definitions for checkerbloom

checkerbloom

noun
  1. a Californian malvaceous plant, Sidalcea malvaeflora, with pink or purple flowers
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