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claytonia

[kley-toh-nee-uh] /kleɪˈtoʊ ni ə/
noun
1.
any of the low, succulent plants constituting the genus Claytonia of the purslane family, having basal leaves and long clusters of white or rose-colored flowers.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (Linnaeus), named after Dr. John Clayton (1693-1773), Virginia botanist; see -ia
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claytonia

/kleɪˈtəʊnɪə/
noun
1.
any low-growing North American succulent portulacaceous plant of the genus Claytonia
Word Origin
C18: named after John Clayton (1693–1773), American botanist
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