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Plant Details

Micranthes pensylvanica (Saxifraga pensylvanica)

Swamp Saxifrage

Scientific Name:

Micranthes pensylvanica (Saxifraga pensylvanica)

Common Name:

Swamp Saxifrage

Plant Family

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

white and green

Size in Feet:

1 - 3 ft

Bloom Time:

April - June

Bloom Area:

Piedmont, Mountains

State Rank:

S1 - 1-5 Extant Populations - Critically imperiled in NC because of extreme rarity or because of some factor(s) making it especially vulnerable to extirpation (local extinction) from NC (*)

Global Rank:

G5 - 1000+ Extant Populations - Demonstrably secure in the world (*)

State Status:

SR - Significantly Rare (*)

In bloom in a mountain bog

Swamp Saxifrage can be up to 3 feet tall.

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Paynter, May 2012

Flowers

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Leaves

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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