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Saururaceae Richard ex T. Lestiboudois. Lizard's-tail Family.

Key to Saururaceae

A family of 4 genera and 6 species, perennial herbs, of temperate e. and se. Asia (Saururus, Gymnotheca, Houttuynia), w. North America (Anemopsis), and e. North America (Saururus). One other member of the family occurs in North America: Anemopsis californica Hooker & Arnott, primarily of the sw. United States.

Ref: Buddell & Thieret (1997) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997); Cheng-Yih & Kubitzki In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Meng et al. (2003); Wood (1971). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Keith Bradley | Houttuynia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Saururus | Original Image ⭷