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Saxifraga nivalis (Alpine saxifrage)
Weyand, Phyllis

Saxifraga nivalis

Saxifraga nivalis L.

Alpine Saxifrage

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)

Synonym(s): Micranthes nivalis

USDA Symbol: SANI6

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Orange , Yellow


Canada: AB , BC

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View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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