[ it-ee-uh, ahy-tee-uh ]
/ ˈɪt i ə, ˈaɪ ti ə /
any tree or shrub belonging to the genus Itea, of the saxifrage family, having simple, alternate leaves and clusters of small, greenish-white flowers, as the Virginia willow, I. virginica.
Origin of itea
< New Latin (Linnaeus) < Greek ītéa willow
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