false alumroot

false alumroot
noun
plant growing in clumps with mostly basal leaves and cream-colored or pale pink fringed flowers in several long racemes; Alaska to coastal central California and east to Idaho
Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower
Member Holonyms: ↑Tellima, ↑genus Tellima

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noun
: a hairy perennial herb (Tellima grandiflora) of the western United States with racemes of greenish flowers that have fringed petals and that gradually turn pink or reddish as they fade — compare alumroot

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