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Saxifraga michauxii (Michaux's saxifrage)
Cressler, Alan

Saxifraga michauxii

Saxifraga michauxii Britton

Michaux's saxifrage, Mountain saxifrage

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)

Synonym(s): Hydatica petiolaris, Spathularia michauxii

USDA Symbol: SAMI5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Native to southeastern North America, Saxifraga michauxii grows up to 18 inches (45 cm) tall, has coarse leaves, and white petals of slightly different sizes, spotted with yellow.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: GA , KY , NC , SC , TN , VA , WV

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Enchanter's Garden - Hinton, WV

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-11-11
Research By: DEW

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