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Stems 1.5–30 cm. Leaf blades to 8 cm × 3 mm. Inflorescences open, 3–35-flowered, 0.3–5 cm; bracts whitish, margins deeply 3-lobed; bracteoles absent. Flowers: tepals white to yellowish green, 1.5–3 mm, inner tepals slightly longer than outer; stamens ± equaling tepals; ovary ellipsoid; styles 0.3–0.4 mm; pedicel 1–3 mm. Capsules subglobose, 2.5–3 mm. Seeds 0.6–0.8 mm. 2n = 30.

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