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|Noun||1.||Mitella - genus of low slender herbs of North America and northeastern Asia having flowers with trifid or pinnatifid petals|
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Saxifragaceae, Saxifragaceae, saxifrage family - a large and diverse family of evergreen or deciduous herbs; widely distributed in northern temperate and cold regions; sometimes includes genera of the family Hydrangeaceae
bishop's cap, miterwort, mitrewort - any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop's miter
Mitella diphylla, fairy cup - miterwort of northeastern North America usually with two opposite leaves on erect flowering stems that terminate in erect racemes of white flowers