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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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Perennial, low, glabrous; roots tuber-like.
Stem: erect, simple.
Leaf: at base of stem scale-like, others ( cauline) well developed, mostly in ± 1 whorl near stem tip.
Inflorescence: flowers 1 in axils of few uppermost leaves; pedicels slender.
Flower: parts generally in 5s to 7s; sepals ± free, persistent; corolla spreading, ± flat, = or > calyx, generally white or ± pink to rose, lobes free ± to base; filaments fused at base, slender, anthers oblong.
Fruit: 5-valved, spheric.
3 species: North America, n Eurasia. (Latin: 1/3 foot, from height of plant)
1. Corolla generally white; pedicels > leaves; cauline leaves mostly in ± 1 whorl near stem tip, a few alternate, distributed along stem below ..... T. europaea
1' Corolla generally ± pink to rose; pedicels generally < leaves; cauline leaves all in ± 1 whorl near stem tip ..... T. latifolia
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