Meaning of mahala mat

ma•hal'a mat'

Pronunciation: (mu-hal'u), [key]
  1. a prostrate evergreen shrub, Ceanothus prostratus, of the buckthorn family, native to the Pacific coast of the U.S., having wedge-shaped, spiny-edged leaves and blue flowers.
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