California rose

noun

Definition of California rose

: a perennial bindweed cultivar (Calystegia hederacea synonym Convolvulus japonicus) of eastern Asia that is naturalized in the eastern United States and has sterile pink double flowers

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History and Etymology for California rose

probably so called from a belief that it came from California

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“California rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/California%20rose. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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