California bluebell: Meaning and Definition of

Cal'ifor'nia blue'bell

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. either of two plants, Phacelia campanularia or P. minor, of southern California, having ovate leaves and bell-shaped blue or purple flowers.
  2. a plant, Campanula prenanthoides, of California and Oregon, having clusters of pale-blue flowers.
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