shortia


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shortia

(ˈʃɔːtɪə)
n
(Plants) an evergreen herb native to eastern North America and temperate Asia, with white, pink, or blue flowers
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Noun1.shortia - any plant of the genus Shortiashortia - any plant of the genus Shortia; evergreen perennial herbs with smooth leathery basal leaves and showy white solitary flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Shortia - evergreen perennial herbs of North America and eastern Asia: oconee bells
oconee bells, Shortia galacifolia - plant of southeastern United States having solitary white funnel-shaped flowers flushed with pink and large glossy green leaves that turn bronze-red in fall
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We tied napkins with beargrass ($2 per bunch) and embellished them with lily pad-like Shortia, commonly sold as galax leaves ($2.
Shortia galacifolia: Its life history and microclimatic requirements.