Saxifraga mertensiana Bong.
Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)
Synonym(s): Saxifraga mertensiana var. eastwoodiae
USDA Symbol: SAME7
Nearly circular leaves with hairy stalks in a basal cluster around a taller, branched flower stalk bearing tiny white flowers.
The tiny bulbs that replace some flowers can grow into new plants when they drop to the ground.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: AK , CA , ID , MT , OR , WA
Canada: AB , BC
Native Distribution: Alaska south to central California, northeastern Oregon, central Idaho, and western Montana.
Native Habitat: Wet banks and along streams in coniferous woods.
National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Suppliers DirectoryAccording to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Oregon Native Plant Nursery - Woodburn, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Saxifraga mertensiana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Saxifraga mertensiana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Saxifraga mertensiana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff