a bog plant, Helonias bullata, of the lily family, native to the eastern U.S., having a dense spike of small, fragrant pink flowers.
any of several other pink-flowered plants that grow in wet places.
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- swamp fever,
- swamp locust,
- swamp mallow,
- swamp maple,
- swamp milkweed,
- swamp rabbit,
- swamp rose,
- swamp sparrow,
- swamp white oak,
Origin of swamp pink
An Americanism dating back to 1775–85
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Examples from the Web for swamp pink
Green sprouts of the sassafras, hazel, blueberry, and swamp-pink found.