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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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Plant minutely glandular; rhizome scaly; bulblets 0.
Leaf: basal, occasionally 1 cauline; petioles with long, downward-pointing, gland-tipped, white hairs, occasionally lacking in youngest leaves; blade ovate to round, ± lobed, base ± cordate.
Inflorescence: spike-like raceme, ± 1-sided, blooming from base to tip; bracts generally scale-like.
Flower: hypanthium widely obconic to bell-shaped, ± fused to ovary; sepals mucronate, gland at tip; petals not clawed, lobes 3 at tip; stamens 5, alternate petals; pistil 1, ovary generally > 1/2-inferior, chamber 1, placentas 2, parietal, stigmas unlobed, ± sessile.
Fruit: capsule, becoming widely dehiscent.
Seed: many, red-brown to black, minutely papillate.
± 3 species: temperate w North America. (Greek: odor of honey, from flower)
1. Lf blade ovate, lobes ± deep, generally ± entire; petal lobes narrowly triangular; occasionally 1 leaf cauline ..... O. diversifolia
1' Lf blade ± round, lobes ± shallow, teeth generally round; petal lobes ± elliptic; leaves all basal ..... O. trifida
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