cheeseflower

noun

Definition of cheeseflower

: the common tall mallow (Malva sylvestris) adventive from Europe in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico

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History and Etymology for cheeseflower

so called from the shape of the fruit

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“Cheeseflower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cheeseflower. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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