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Saxifraga  californica Greene  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  californica Greene  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsMicranthes californica (Greene) Small
 Saxifraga napensis Small
 Saxifraga virginiensis var. californica (Greene) Jeps.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.MexicoCaliforniaMexico NorthwestOregon
grassland and thickets
Altitude0-1500m
Description leaves petiolate, ovate, 2-7cm, carnose, at base attenuate, serrate, ciliate, hirsute, flowers numerous in lax thyrsus, sepals revolute, triangular, petals oblong, 2-5mm long
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly spring
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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