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Saxifraga micranthidifolia (Lettuceleaf saxifrage)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Saxifraga micranthidifolia

Saxifraga micranthidifolia (Haw.) Steud.

Lettuceleaf Saxifrage, Mountain Lettuce

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)

Synonym(s): Micranthes micranthidifolia

USDA Symbol: SAMI6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Bloom Notes: White petals have a yellow spot at the base of each one.


USA: GA , KY , MD , NC , NJ , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2010-09-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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