a portulaca, Portulaca grandiflora, widely cultivated for its showy flowers.
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- rose hip,
- rose is a rose is a rose is a rose,
- rose madder,
- rose mallow,
- rose mandarin,
- rose noble,
- rose of china,
- rose of heaven,
- rose of jericho,
- rose of sharon
Also called moss rose.
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Yes, it was almost exactly like the beautiful flower of the rose-moss, only smaller.A Little Garden Calendar for Boys and Girls|Albert Bigelow Paine
a low-growing portulacaceous plant, Portulaca grandiflora, native to Brazil but widely cultivated as a garden plant for its brightly coloured flowers
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