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Perennial, glabrous (sparsely short-hairy); plants with either male or bisexual flowers [ dioecious].
Leaf: alternate, pinnately lobed or compound.
Inflorescence: axillary spikes or small clusters.
Bisexual flower: calyx lobes 3; stamens 2–4; ovary inferior, ovoid, 3-angled, chamber 1, placentas 3, parietal, styles 3, thread-like, 2- forked.
Staminate flower: calyx lobes 4–9, unequal; corolla 0; stamens 8–12, filaments short.
Fruit: capsule, opening at top between styles.
Seed: many, minute.
1 genus, 2 species: w North America, Asia. [Zhang et al. 2006 Molec Phylogen Evol 39:305–322] With nitrogen-fixing root nodules. —Scientific Editor: Bruce G. Baldwin.
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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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