Definition of Chaparral pea

1. Noun. Spiny evergreen xerophytic shrub having showy rose and purple flowers and forming dense thickets; of dry rocky mountain slopes of California.

Exact synonyms: Pickeringia Montana, Stingaree-bush
Group relationships: Genus Pickeringia, Pickeringia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Literary usage of Chaparral pea

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1. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"Upon wild mountain-slopes where are heard the flutelike notes of a certain shy bird that rarely comes near habitations, the chaparral pea often makes dense, ..."

2. The Broad-sclerophyll Vegetation of California: An Ecological Study of the by William Skinner Cooper (1922)
"chaparral pea. Coast Ranges from Mendocino and Lake Counties southward; Sierra Nevada, from Mariposa County southward; var. tomentosa Abrams in mountains of ..."

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