mist maiden

noun

: either of two alpine or arctic perennial herbs (Romanzoffia sitchensis or R. unalaschkensis) of the family Hydrophyllaceae of western North America with rounded crenate basal leaves and white funnelform flowers in a loose raceme

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“Mist maiden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mist%20maiden. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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