genus Collinsia


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Noun1.genus 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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We chose the genus Collinsia for study because breeding systems of species in this genus have been stated to range from inbreeding to outbreeding (Garber 1956, 1974).