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Perennial, rhizomed, aquatic, generally emergent, on floating mats, or terrestrial.
Stem: erect, generally simple, slender.
Leaf: basal, cauline, alternate, simple; sheath generally open; ligule prominent; blade erect, linear, subcylindric, tip with a large pore.
Inflorescence: raceme, terminal, flower bracts leaf-like, pedicels elongating after flower.
Flower: bisexual, radial; perianth parts 6, in 2 ± dissimilar whorls, free; stamens 6, in 2 whorls, fused to perianth, anthers opening outward by slits; pistils 3(6), ± united at base or not, free above, ovary superior, chamber 1, ovules 1–3, style stout , papillate or plumose.
1 genus, 1 sp. [Nienaber 2000 FNANM 22:41–42] —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
(J.J. Scheuchzer, Swiss botanist, 1672–1733, and brother, J. Scheuchzer, 1684–1738)
Unabridged etymology: (Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss botanist, 1672–1733, and his brother, Johannes Scheuchzer, 1684–1738)
Stem: 1–4 dm, zigzag.
Leaf: striate; ligule 2–12 mm; basal 1–2(3) dm; cauline reduced upward, blade 1–3 mm wide.
Inflorescence: peduncle in fruit < 2.5 dm; pedicels spreading, 5–25 mm; flowers 3–12.
Flower: perianth parts 2–3 mm, 1-veined, green-white.
Fruit: generally 1–4, 4–10 mm, dehiscing on curved, adaxial side, beak 0.5–1 mm.
Seed: 1–3, 4–5 mm.
2n=22. Floating mats, bogs, lake margins; 1400–2000 m. s High Cascade Range;
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Next taxon: Smilacaceae
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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