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Saxifraga flagellaris ssp. setigera

Saxifraga flagellaris Willd. ex Sternb. ssp. setigera (Pursh) Tolm.

Whiplash Saxifrage

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage family)

Synonym(s): Saxifraga setigera


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


Canada: AB , BC , NT , YT
Native Habitat: Rocky, open mountain slopes, sandy or gravelly arctic tundra.

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 Saxifraga flagellaris ssp. setigera in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Saxifraga flagellaris ssp. setigera in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Saxifraga flagellaris ssp. setigera


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

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