Saururaceae – Lizard’s-tail Family

Plants in the small, North and Central American and east Asian Lizard's-tail Family (Saururaceae) are perennial, rhizomatous herbs with simple, alternate leaves, terminal spikes of bisexual flowers with no calyx, no corolla, petallike bracts, and a superior ovary, and fruit in the form of a capsule.

Listed below are some of the southeastern Arizona plants in this family.