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Tolmiea menziesii
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Tolmiea
Torr. & Gray

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Tolmiea is a genus of flowering plants in the saxifrage family containing two species native to western North America. The genus was formerly considered to be monotypic until diploid populations were split off as T. diplomenziesii from the tetraploid populations of T. menziesii. [1]

The genus was named after the Scottish-Canadian botanist William Fraser Tolmie.


There are 2 species:

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  1. "Flora of North America". Retrieved 2014-06-03.
Tolmiea menziesii amongst bedstraw at Eglinton, Ayrshire, Scotland Tolmiea menziesii.JPG
Tolmiea menziesii amongst bedstraw at Eglinton, Ayrshire, Scotland