desert willow

noun

Definition of desert willow

: a shrub or low tree (Chilopsis linearis) of the family Bignoniaceae resembling a willow, having showy purplish flowers and long seed pods, and occurring in dry regions of southwestern North America

called also flowering willow

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“Desert willow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desert%20willow. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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