genus Mitella


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Noun1.genus Mitella - genus of low slender herbs of North America and northeastern Asia having flowers with trifid or pinnatifid petalsgenus 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
five-point bishop's cap, Mitella pentandra - small plant with leaves in a basal cluster and tiny greenish flowers in slender racemes; northwestern North America to California and Colorado
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A review of the genus Mitella with a discussion of geographical distribution and relationships.