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spider flower

Syllabification: spi·der flow·er

Definition of spider flower in English:

noun

A plant with clusters of flowers that have long protruding stamens or styles, giving the flower head a spiderlike appearance.
Example sentences
  • If you grow plants that are notorious self-seeders, such as spider flower, removing the mulch at the end of the season will help to clear away most of the seeds as well.
  • Cleome, or spider flower, another reseeding annual, will give a bed height with its white, pink/purple blooms.
  • The images of the other four spider flowers were taken in the Lane Cove National Park in Sydney.

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