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This text currently parallels The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, Second Edition that is now available at the University of California Press.
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Annual, perennial herb, ± scapose, base bulb-like or from tubers; herbage ± glabrous to generally sparse-soft-hairy.
Leaf: simple; basal long-petioled, reniform to round, shallow-lobed or toothed; cauline few, reduced, alternate.
Inflorescence: open; pedicels present.
Flower: corolla > calyx, bell- to funnel-shaped, white, generally yellow in throat; stamens included, subequal; ovary chambers appearing 2, style 1, thread-like, included, ± 2-lobed.
Fruit: capsule, oblong to ovoid.
Seed: many, ovoid, angled, brown, pitted.
5 species: CA, AK, MT, w Can. (Count N.P. Romanzoff, 1754–1826, promoter of Russian expedition to CA in 1816)
1. Petioles overlapped; 1700–2100 m ..... R. sitchensis
1' Petioles not overlapped; < 800 m
2. Infl exceeding leaves; pedicels in fruit 1–3 cm ..... R. californica
2' Infl not or ± exceeding leaves; pedicels in fruit < 1 cm ..... R. tracyi
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