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Boykinia intermedia

Boykinia intermedia (Piper) G.N. Jones

Sierra Brookfoam, Sierran Brookfoam

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage family)

Synonym(s): Boykinia major var. intermedia

USDA Symbol: BOIN4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Temperate rainforest, margins of lakes, ponds and watercourses.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Boykinia intermedia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Boykinia intermedia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Boykinia intermedia


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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