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twinflower

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noun twin·flow·er \ˈtwin-ˌflau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of twinflower

  1. :  a prostrate subshrub (Linnaea borealis) of the honeysuckle family that is found in cool regions of the northern hemisphere and has fragrant usually pink flowers



Circa 1818

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circa 1818


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