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Chrysosplenium americanum (American golden saxifrage)
Cressler, Alan

Chrysosplenium americanum

Chrysosplenium americanum Schwein. ex Hook.

American Golden Saxifrage

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)


USDA Symbol: CHAM2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Base: Cordate , Cuneate
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


USA: CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-04-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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