Saxifraga pensylvanica L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Saxifraga pensylvanica L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Erect, 3–10 dm; lvs all basal, entire to glandular- denticulate or obscurely serrulate, sparsely hairy, the larger ones 10–20 cm; infl at first compact, later usually lax and elongate; sep soon reflexed; pet greenish-white or purple, 2–3 mm, 1-nerved or 3-nerved, narrowly lanceolate to lance-ovate; body of the follicles erect, connivent at least to the middle, the styles erect or divergent; diploids and polyploids to 14x, based on x=14. Wet meadows and bogs; Me. to Minn., s. to Va. and Mo. May, June. (Micranthes p.; S. forbesii)

  • Common Names