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Perennial; rhizomes slender, creeping.
Stem: simple, glabrous.
Leaf: mostly basal, along rhizome, linear, grass-like, densely overlapped, cauline reduced.
Flower: perianth parts 6 in 2 petal-like whorls, erect in age, lance- linear; stamens 6, epipetalous, filaments densely hairy, anthers attached near middle; ovary superior, shallowly 3-lobed, chambers 3, style minutely 3-lobed.
Fruit: capsule, loculicidal, weakly 3-lobed.
Seed: many, bristle-tipped at both ends, pale yellow to brown.
5 or 6 genera, 17–29 species: generally n temperate. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Stem: erect, ± scapose, 10–70 cm.
Leaf: upper 3–6 reduced.
Flower: perianth parts free, yellow to green-yellow; stamens 6, filaments woolly; ovary lobes fused into a stylar beak.
4–8 species: n temperate. (Greek: ancient name)
Previous taxon: Nartheciaceae
Next taxon: Narthecium californicum
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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Note: About half of the CCH records include both elevation and coordinates.
|Map made in collaboration with Scott Loarie. Data provided by the participants of the Consortium of California Herbaria.
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