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Noun1.Besseya - genus of North American spring wildflowers
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family, Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
kitten-tails - a plant of the genus Besseya having fluffy spikes of flowers
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Since the 1980s, six native plant species have been extirpated from the site, and the state endangered Besseya bullii (Eat.
presumably remaining at stage 1) among species of Besseya and Synthris (Scrophulariaceae).
Leaf structure of Besseya and Synthris (Scrophulariaceae).