Moehringia

noun
Moeh·​rin·​gia | \ mōˈrinjēə \

Definition of Moehringia

: a genus of low herbs (family Caryophyllaceae) growing in the north temperate regions and having opposite entire leaves, small white flowers, and few-seeded capsules — see sandwort

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History and Etymology for Moehringia

New Latin, from P. H. G. Moehring †1792 German naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Moehringia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Moehringia. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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