Definition of Wyethia
: a genus of plants (family Compositae) that resemble sunflowers, are found especially in the western U.S., and have pistillate fertile ray flowers
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Origin and Etymology of wyethia
New Latin, from Nathaniel J. Wyeth †1856 American explorer + New Latin -ia
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