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pride-of-California

[ prahyd-uhv-kal-uh-fawr-nyuh, -nee-uh ]
/ ˈpraɪd əvˌkæl əˈfɔr nyə, -ni ə /
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noun
a shrubby plant, Lathyrus splendens, of the legume family, native to southern California, having showy clusters of pale rose-pink, violet, or magenta flowers and large, smooth, beaked pods.
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Origin of pride-of-California

First recorded in 1890–95
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