alpine spring beauty

noun

Definition of alpine spring beauty

: a fleshy perennial herb (Claytonia megarrhiza) found on summits of the Rocky mountains

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First Known Use of alpine spring beauty

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine spring beauty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpine%20spring%20beauty. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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