sidalcea

noun
  1. any plant of the mostly perennial N American genus Sidalcea, related to and resembling mallow, esp S. malvaeflora, grown for its spikes of lilac, pink, or red flowers: family MalvaceaeAlso called: Greek mallow

Word Origin for sidalcea

New Latin, from Greek sidē a plant name + alkea a kind of mallow
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