fiesta flower

noun
straggling California annual herb with deep purple or violet flowers; sometimes placed in genus Nemophila
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Pholistoma, ↑genus Pholistoma

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noun
: a straggling annual Californian herb (Nemophila aurita) with deep purple or violet flowers

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