Definition of twinflower in English:


Syllabification: twin·flow·er
Pronunciation: /ˈtwinˌflou(-ə)r


  • A slender evergreen trailing plant of the honeysuckle family, with pairs of very small trumpet-shaped pink flowers in the leaf axils, native to coniferous woodlands in northern latitudes.
    • Linnaea borealis, family Caprifoliaceae
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    • Many wildflowers in the habitat belong to the acanthus family, including branched foldwing, Carolina scalystem, Carolina wild petunia, loose-flower water willow, and swamp twinflower.
    • Part way along there was an astonishing profusion of pinkish-white twinflowers alongside the trail.
    • A floor of twinflowers and a maze of pathways leads to unsuspecting breathtaking areas.

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