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..2 Basal rosette leaves erect or ascending, the blade 1-7 cm long
..2 Basal rosette leaves flattened against the ground, the blade 0.5-1.5 cm long
......4 Anthers white; veins of the petals yellow to red-orange; petals deep yellow to yellow-orange; sat least some plants blooming into late summer; [n. NJ, in wetlands]
......4 Anthers pink; veins of the petals pink; petals white to pink or rarely yellow; plants blooming into late May; [widespread, wetlands and a wide range of mesic to dry-mesic habitats]
........5 Leaf blades 1-3× as long as wide; young plants with rhizomes and tubers; flowers subtended by bracts throughout the inflorescence; [sandstone ledges, AR]
........5 Leaf blades 2-6 (-8)× as long as wide; young plants with tubers only; flowers ebracteate except the lowermost 1 (-2); [moist forests, east of the Mississippi River in our region]