Section 2E. Onaepia
Perennials. Lateral roots slightly fusiform. Stems often branched. Lower leaves ternate or biternate. Flowers solitary and terminal on main stem and branches; petals nearly equal in size to, or smaller than, sepalsdisk dentate, almost interrupted, enveloping the base of the carpels until mid-anthesiscarpels 2-5 in number, always glabrous. Diploid with 2n=10.
Included species (2)
Paeonia brownii
Paeonia californica
Distribution: the section is endemic to western (Pacific) North America: the USA and Mexico.

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