Meaning of itea

it•e•a

Pronunciation: (it'ē-u, ī'tē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
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