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Saxifraga  mertensiana Bong.  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  mertensiana Bong.  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsMicranthes mertensiana (Bong.) Rosend.
 Saxifraga mertensiana var. eastwoodiae (Small) Engl.
Territory Subarctic AmericaWestern CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.AlbertaAlaskaBritish ColumbiaCaliforniaIdahoMontanaOregonWashington
shady rocks
Altitude0-2500m
Description all leaves basal, long petiolate, blade reniform, coarsely dentate, 2-3cm wide, floral stems ramose, panicle broad, lax, flowers numerous, anthers distinctly red
Size20-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationshady, humous, rock crevices
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, 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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