cushion pink


noun

a low-growing mountain plant, Silene acaulis, of Europe and North America, having deep pink to purplish, solitary flowers and forming mosslike patches on rocky or barren ground.

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Also called moss campion.

Origin of cushion pink

First recorded in 1860–65
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