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boltonia

[bohl-toh-nee-uh] /boʊlˈtoʊ ni ə/
noun
1.
any of several composite plants of the genus Boltonia, of the U.S., having blue, purple, or white asterlike flower heads.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1788); after James Bolton, 18th-century English botanist; see -ia
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boltonia

/bəʊlˈtəʊnɪə/
noun
1.
any North American plant of the genus Boltonia, having daisy-like flowers with white, violet, or pinkish rays: family Compositae (composites)
Word Origin
C18: New Latin, named after James Bolton, C18 English botanist
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