or wild flow·er


Origin of wildflower

First recorded in 1790–1800; wild + flower
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  • But it was only an innocent autumn wildflower, perilously blooming.

    Mr. Prohack

    E. Arnold Bennett

  • Quite in contrast to this wildflower is a potted plant, of whom Cooper is almost equally fond.

  • He picks a wildflower nudging its face through calloused stone and watches the juice break onto forward skin.

    The Land of Look Behind

    Paul Cameron Brown

  • "If you know anything simpler than a wildflower, I'd like to be shown it," retorted Blue Bonnet.

  • Here is more "May-flower" or marsh marigold; let us take some; it will make a bright show in our wildflower cluster.