hudsonia

noun
hud·​so·​nia | \ ˌhədˈsōnēə \

Definition of hudsonia

1 capitalized : a genus of low heathlike North American herbs (family Cistaceae) with hoary or villous foliage and usually bright yellow flowers
2 : any plant of the genus Hudsonia

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History and Etymology for hudsonia

New Latin, from William Hudson †1793 English botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Hudsonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hudsonia. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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