Townsendia

noun
Town·sen·dia | \ tau̇nˈzendēə \

Definition of Townsendia 

: a genus of western American mostly low and tufted herbs (family Compositae) with large heads of purple-rayed or white-rayed flowers and achenes that are beset with bristly forked hairs — see easter daisy

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History and Etymology for Townsendia

New Latin, from David Townsend †1858 American botanist + New Latin -ia

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