boltonia


boltonia
/bohl toh"nee euh/, n.
any of several composite plants of the genus Boltonia, of the U.S., having blue, purple, or white asterlike flower heads.
[ < NL (1788); after James Bolton, 18th-century English botanist; see -IA]

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  • Boltonĭa — (B. Herit.), Pflanzengattung, nach Jak. Bolton (einem englischen Botaniker, er schr.: Filices Britanniae, Leeds 1785 u. 90, 2 Bde.; History of fungesses, Huddersfield 1788–91, 3 Bde.) benannt, aus der Familie der Compositae Asteroideae… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Boltonia — noun genus of tall leafy perennial herbs of eastern America and eastern Asia having flowers that resemble asters • Syn: ↑genus Boltonia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boltonia — ID 10575 Symbol Key BOLTO Common Name doll s daisy Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • boltonia — bol·to·nia …   English syllables

  • Boltonia asteroides — Taxobox name = False aster regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Boltonia species = B. asteroides binomial = Boltonia asteroides binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Boltonia asteroides — ID 10577 Symbol Key BOAS Common Name white doll s daisy Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics


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