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Lachnanthes Elliott. Redroot.

A monotypic genus, a perennial herb, of se. North America and the West Indies.

ID notes:A very distinctive plant when in flower, with its densely woolly inflorescence and flowers. When not in flower, recognizable by its equitant (iris-like) base and bright red roots.

Ref: Gandhi (1999); Pellegrini et al. (2020); Reid (2021); Robertson (1976); Robertson (2002) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002a); Simpson In Kubitzki (1998b). Show full citations.

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