from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various North American plants of the genus Collinsia, which includes blue-eyed Mary and Chinese houses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of annual plants, of the natural order Scrophulariaceæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. genus of hardy annual herbs of western United States
New Latin Collinsia, genus name, after Zaccheus Collins (1764-1831), American botanist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Amazing how nature works…I wrote to the Native Gardens owner and she said…No seeds of collinsia this year…I will see if I can save them. gail