Boltonia

noun

Bol·​to·​nia
bōlˈtōnēə
: a genus of tall leafy perennial eastern American and eastern Asian herbs (family Compositae) with white ray flowers like asters

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from James Bolton, 18th century English botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Boltonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boltonia. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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