Sieversia

noun
Sie·​ver·​sia | \ sēˈvərsēə \

Definition of Sieversia

in some classifications
: a genus of perennial herbs that includes the prairie smoke and is usually made a subgenus of Geum

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History and Etymology for Sieversia

New Latin, from J. Sievers, 18th century German botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Sieversia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sieversia. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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