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Hydatica petiolaris = (Saxifraga michauxii)

Cliff Saxifrage

Scientific Name:

Hydatica petiolaris = (Saxifraga michauxii)

Common Name:

Cliff Saxifrage

Plant Family

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

1 foot

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

In crevices in exposed rock outcrops at high elevations, other rock outcrops (moist to rather dry), periglacial boulderfields, rocky seeps.

In Situ

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Leaves

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Bloom

Note the yellow spots

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Bloom

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In Situ

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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