Any of various perennial herbs of the genus Clintonia in the lily family, native to North America and eastern Asia and having broad basal leaves, white, greenish-yellow, or purplish flowers, and blue or black berries.
Any of a genus (Clintonia) of hardy plants of the lily family, with white or yellow flowers and blue berries.
Origin of clintonia
- New Latin Clintonia genus name after DeWitt Clinton
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition