coral necklace

glabrous annual with slender taproot and clusters of white flowers; western Europe especially western Mediterranean and Atlantic coastal areas
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Illecebrum, ↑genus Illecebrum

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