meadow cranesbill

meadow cranesbill
noun
tall perennial cranesbill with paired violet-blue axillary flowers; native to northern parts of Old World and naturalized in North America
Syn: ↑Geranium pratense
Hypernyms: ↑cranesbill, ↑crane's bill

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noun
: a tall perennial cranesbill (Geranium pratense) with paired violet-blue axillary flowers that is native to northern parts of the Old World and naturalized in No. America

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