a cold current originating in the northern part of the Pacific Ocean, flowing SE along the coast of W North America.
a tall fan palm, Washingtonia filifera, of California, having a shaggy skirt of withered leaves near the top of the trunk.
fuchsia (def 2). a plant belonging to the genus Fuchsia, of the evening primrose family, including many varieties cultivated for their handsome drooping flowers. Also called California fuchsia. a nonwoody shrub, Zauschneria californica, having large crimson flowers. a bright, purplish-red color. of the color fuchsia: a fuchsia dress. noun any onagraceous shrub of the mostly […]
an evergreen fern, Pityrogramma triangularis, growing from British Columbia to California, having the underside of the leaves covered with a deep yellow, powderlike substance.
a large gull, Larus californicus, of the western U.S.