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Perennial, subshrub, green root- parasite; stems, leaves glabrous.
Leaf: entire, simple [ reduced to scales], alternate; stipules 0.
Inflorescence: generally small, simple or compound cymes, axillary or terminal.
Flower: bisexual [ unisexual]; calyx 0; petals 4–6; stamens opposite petals, on fleshy disk; ovary inferior, chamber 1, ovules 2–4, suspended from top of free-central placenta, style 1, stigma lobes 2–4.
Seed: 1, spheric [ ovoid].
2 genera, 2 species: North America, Eur, Medit. [Nickrent et al. 2010 Taxon 59:538–558] Segregated, along with other families, from otherwise paraphyletic Santalaceae (Nickrent et al.). —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Angiosperm Phylogeny Group 1998 Ann Missouri Bot Gard 85:531–553]
Stem: green, blue-green, or ± gray, striate.
Leaf: ± sessile.
Flower: subtended by bractlet; calyx tube bell- or urn-shaped, lobes 5(6); stamen base hair-tufted.
Fruit: crowned by persistent calyx.
4 species: 3 Am, 1 Europe. (Greek: hair, man, for hairy stamen bases)
Unabridged references: [Piehl 1965 Mem Torrey Bot Club 22(1):1–97]
Stem: many from rhizome, 10–40 cm, branched, glaucous.
Leaf: 15–55 mm, lanceolate, acute to sharp-pointed, abaxially paler or not.
Flower: 2–3.5 mm; calyx lobes lanceolate to narrow- ovate, ± white; anthers ± 0.5 mm.
Fruit: 5–7.5 mm, oblong-ovoid.
Generally dry, ± rocky areas; 300–3000 m. Klamath Ranges, Cascade Range, Sierra Nevada, East of Sierra Nevada, n Mojave Desert;
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Next taxon: Convolvulaceae
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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