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Key to Asarum

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1. Leaf blade generally ± white along major veins; rhizomes deep, ± vertical; plants clumped; stamen tip > pollen sacs

2. Calyx tube white inside with red stripes covered with white hairs; leaf margin hairs curved toward leaf tip; stamen tips pale ..... A. hartwegii

2' Calyx tube dark red-maroon inside with scattered dark hairs; leaf margin hairs ± erect-spreading; stamen tips dark ..... A. marmoratum

1' Leaf blade all green; rhizomes near soil surface, horizontal; plants generally spreading; stamen tip < pollen sacs

3. Calyx lobes spreading in flower, long-tapered ..... A. caudatum

3' Calyx lobes strongly reflexed in flower, obtuse to acute or abruptly pointed ..... A. lemmonii


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