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Noun: wild hollyhock  wI(-u)ld 'hó-lee,hók
  1. Perennial purple-flowered wild mallow of western North America that is also cultivated
    - checkerbloom, Sidalcea malviflora
  2. A rare mallow found only in Illinois resembling the common hollyhock and having pale rose-mauve flowers; sometimes placed in genus Sphaeralcea
    - Iliamna remota, Sphaeralcea remota

Derived forms: wild hollyhocks

Type of: mallow

Part of: genus Iliamna, genus Sidalcea, Iliamna, Sidalcea

Encyclopedia: Wild hollyhock