Inodorous; styles at anthesis shorter than the pet, in fr nearly straight and parallel, 1.2-1.5 mm; mericarps 15-22 mm; bractlets several, linear- attenuate, reflexed, 3-8 mm; 2n=22. Moist woods; Que. and N.S. to Sask., s. to N.C., Ala., and Ark., commoner n. and e. May, June. (Washingtonia c.)
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