Herbs with alternate leaves, and regular flowers. Seeds sticky when moistened and emitting spiral threads.
Diapensia Lapponica.---Corolla bell-shaped. A dwarf growing in very dense turfs. Stem terminated by a one-flowered peduncle. Corolla white.
*Mary Southcott. Some Newfoundland Wild Flowers.
St. John's, Newfoundland : Robinson and Company , 1915, p. 23-24