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Boykinia major

Boykinia major A. Gray

Large Boykinia

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)


USDA Symbol: BOMA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Cyme , Terminal
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall when flowering.
Flower: Sepals 5

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: CA , ID , MT , OR
Native Habitat: Wet woodlands, margins of lakes, ponds, and watercourses.

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) 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 major in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Boykinia major in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Boykinia major


Record Modified: 2022-12-16
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