Xanthorhiza

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Xanthorhiza' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/xanthorhiza/). Accessed 2020-09-21.

Family

  • Ranunculaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

compound
Made up or consisting of two or more similar parts (e.g. a compound leaf is a leaf with several leaflets).

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Xanthorhiza' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/xanthorhiza/). Accessed 2020-09-21.

A genus of a single species in Atlantic North America. Flowers in compound racemes. Sepals five, deciduous. Petals five. Pistils five to fifteen, developing into follicles, each containing a single seed. The generic name refers to the yellow roots of the species.

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