Definition of Clintonia uniflora
1. Noun. Plant with 1 or 2 white starlike flowers on short leafless stalks; Alaska to California and east to Oregon and Montana.
Group relationships: Genus Clintonia
Generic synonyms: Clinton's Lily, Clintonia
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Literary usage of Clintonia uniflora
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1. Silviculture: From the Crane of Forestry to Ecosystem Management edited by Louise H. Foley (1998)
"In this relatively uniform, cool, moist environment, the Abies lasiocarpa/ clintonia uniflora habitat type (Pfister and others 1977) predominates. ..."
2. Hand-list of Herbaceous Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Gardens by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Kew Royal Botanic Gardens (1902)
"185. " Star-flowered Lily of the Valley." S. trifolia, Desf. Siberia & Arctic America. S. uniflora, Menz. See clintonia uniflora. Smyrnium, L. Umbelliferae. ..."
3. Mazama: A Record of Mountaineering in the Pacific Northwest by Or Mazamas (Portland, Mazamas (Portland, Or.) (1907)
"clintonia uniflora (Schult.) Kunth. One-flowered Clintonia. Common in coniferous woods below camp. This pretty little wood-lily with its white wax-like ..."
4. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1900)
"... Lewis and Clarke Co., Mrs. Mut A; McDonald's Pass, 1883, Canby, 321 ; Big Hole Valley, Watson, 1880. CONVALLARIACEAE. * clintonia uniflora (Menz. ..."
5. Mount Rainier, a Record of Exploration by Edmond Stephen Meany (1916)
"clintonia uniflora (Schultes) Kunth. Abundant in the coniferous forests at 2000 to 4000 feet altitude. Easily recognized by its tuft of two to four radical ..."
6. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia W. Henshaw (1915)
"... or pale yellow petals, having a purplish base and being also arched below. QUEEN-CUP clintonia uniflora. Lily Family Stems: villous-pubescent. ..."