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44. Pedicularis ser. Pedicularis

Herbs not drying black. Stems 1 to several together, usually many branched apically. Stem leaves alternate or opposite, linear-lanceolate to ovate, pinnatifid to pinnatisect. Flowers loosely racemose. Calyx 2- or 3-lobed. Corolla tube slightly exceeding calyx; galea 1-toothed on each side at apex; lower lip ca. as long as galea.

Twelve species: arctic and subarctic regions of both hemispheres; three species in China.

This series was formerly treated as ser. Palustres Maximowicz that included the type of the genus Pedicularis, P. sylvatica Linnaeus.

1 Leaves pinnatisect; calyx lobes serrate   95 Pedicularis palustris
+ Leaves pinnatifid to pinnatipartite; calyx lobes entire.   (2)
2 (1) Leaves linear-lanceolate, segments serrate or double dentate apically   96 Pedicularis labradorica
+ Leaves ovate to lanceolate-oblong, segments lobed or double dentate   97 Pedicularis kiangsiensis

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