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Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse

Perennial herb [annual], ± scapose, base bulb-like or from tubers [taproot]; herbage ± glabrous to generally sparse-soft-hairy. Stem: erect. Leaf: basal long-petioled, reniform to round, shallow-lobed or toothed; cauline few, reduced, alternate [generally opposite]. 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 to obovoid. Seed: many, ovoid, angled, brown, pitted.
5 species: California, Alaska, Montana, western Canada. (Count N.P. Romanzoff, 1754–1826, promoter of Russian expedition to California in 1816)

Key to Romanzoffia

1. Petioles overlapped; 1700–2100 m ..... R. sitchensis

1' Petioles not overlapped; < 800 m

2. Inflorescence exceeding leaves; pedicels in fruit 1–3 cm ..... R. californica

2' Inflorescence not or ± exceeding leaves; pedicels in fruit < 1 cm ..... R. tracyi


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