Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Pyxidanthera Michaux. Pyxie-moss, Pyxie.

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A genus of 1-2 species, creeping subshrubs, endemic to se. North America. Superficially, Pyxidanthera is reminiscent of the circumboreal, arctic-alpine Diapensia.

Ref: Godt & Hamrick (1995); Primack & Wyatt (1975); Scott & Day (1983); Scott In Kubitzki et al. (2004); Sorrie, Weakley, & Nesom (2009) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009); Wall et al. (2010a); Wall et al. (2010b). Show full citations.

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