sand verbena


noun

any of several low, mostly trailing plants of the genus Abronia, of the western U.S., having showy, verbenalike flowers.

Nearby words

  1. sand stargazer,
  2. sand table,
  3. sand tiger,
  4. sand trap,
  5. sand tumor,
  6. sand viper,
  7. sand wasp,
  8. sand wedge,
  9. sand worm,
  10. sand yacht

Origin of sand verbena

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900

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