wild hollyhock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wild hollyhock a rare mallow found only in Illinois resembling the common hollyhock and having pale rose-mauve flowers; sometimes placed in genus Sphaeralcea
    • n wild hollyhock perennial purple-flowered wild mallow of western North America that is also cultivated
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Usage

In literature:

Hollyhock was a child who, with all her wildness, her insubordination, her many faults, bore no malice.
"Hollyhock" by L. T. Meade
Its leaf and small flowers lead me to think it a wild hollyhock.
"A Summer's Outing" by Carter H. Harrison
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