Wyethia

noun

Wy·​e·​thia
wīˈēthēə
: a genus of plants (family Compositae) that resemble sunflowers, are found especially in the western U.S., and have pistillate fertile ray flowers

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Nathaniel J. Wyeth †1856 American explorer + New Latin -ia

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“Wyethia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wyethia. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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