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Any of various North American plants of the genus Collinsia, which includes blue-eyed Mary.

[New Latin Collinsia, genus name, after Zaccheus Collins (1764-1831), American botanist.]


(kəˈlɪnsɪə; -zɪə)
(Plants) a North American plant of the scrophulariaceous genus Collinsia, having blue, white, or purple flowers
[C19: New Latin, named after Zaccheus Collins (1764–1831), American botanist]
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Noun1.Collinsia - genus of hardy annual herbs of western United States
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
Collinsia bicolor, Collinsia heterophylla, innocense, purple chinese houses - white and lavender to pale-blue flowers grow in perfect rings of widely spaced bands around the stems forming a kind of pagoda; California
Collinsia parviflora, maiden blue-eyed Mary - small widely branching western plant with tiny blue-and-white flowers; British Columbia to Ontario and south to California and Colorado
blue-eyed Mary, Collinsia verna - eastern United States plant with whorls of blue-and-white flowers
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Native Plantago species are not known from the Willamette Valley (Kozloff 2005) but there are species from two plant genera, Castilleja (paintbrush) and Collinsia (blue-eyed Mary), which may be potential native host plants because they are used by other closely related subspecies of Edith's checkerspot (Warren 2005, Singer and Wee 2005).
linyphiids of the Bolshezemelskaya tundra and Polar Urals: Tanasevitch, 1982, 1983, 1984; Ceraticelus, Islandiana, and Collinsia from Siberia and the (then) Soviet Far East: Eskov, 1987, 1989; and Oreoneta: Saaristo and Marusik, 2004).
Experimental determination of seed bank age structure in the winter annual Collinsia verna.
In this paper I utilize Dickerson's model to estimate the specific causal genetic and environmental components of variance relevant to maternal inheritance in a wild population of the winter annual plant Collinsia verna Nutt.
Gayophytum diffusum (ground smoke) and Collinsia parviflora (blue-eyed Mary) are native annuals that may be present in unburned forests but are never abundant or conspicuous, and we hypothesized that these species might respond rapidly to the newly created open habitat.
In Collinsia (Cheloneae/Collinsieae), the upper lip absorbs UV radiation, whereas the lower lateral lobes reflect it, and the folded median lobe shows a mixed pattern (Rust & Clement, 1977).
Cambridge 1882)--bo-ne; Bathyphantes gracilis (Blackwall 1841)--bo-ne; Carorita limnaea (Crosby & Bishop 1927)--bo; Centromerus sylvaticus (Blackwall 1841)--bone; Cnephalocotes obscurus (Blackwall 1834)--bo-ne; Collinsia holmgreni (Thorell 1872)--hybo; Diplocentria bidentata (Emerton 1882)-- bo-ne; Diplocentria rectangulata (Emerton 1915)--bo; Dismodicus bifrons (Blackwall 1841)--bo-ne; Erigone arctica (White 1852)--ar-bo-mo, represented by series of subspecies, none of which has Holarctic range; E.
The host plant in clearings, Collinsia torreyi, typically senesced during the breeding season, but the host plant in outcrops, Pedicularis semibarbata, did not.
Inbreeding depression in four populations of Collinsia heterophylla Nutt (Scrophulariaceae).
The only site of Collinsia verna is on the edge of an open wet area near the border of North and South Woods.