• Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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  • Description

    Genus Description - Sep 4–7, petaloid; pet none; staminodes 4–7, smaller than the sep, clavate, nectariferous in the hollow summit; stamens numerous, with broad anthers; pistils 3–7, stipitate even at anthesis, narrowed to a short, slender, persistent style; fr follicular; perennial herbs with basal, evergreen, ternately compound lvs and erect, lfless or minutely bracteate scapes with 1–few white fls. 10, N. Temp. and Arctic.

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