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Saxifraga  tolmiei Torr. & A.Gray  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  tolmiei Torr. & A.Gray  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsMicranthes tolmiei (Torr. & A.Gray) Brouillet & Gornall
 Saxifraga tolmiei var. ledifolia (Greene) Engl. & Irmsch.
Territory Subarctic AmericaWestern CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.AlaskaBritish ColumbiaCaliforniaIdahoMontanaNevadaOregonWashington
snow patches
Altitude500-4000m
Description basal leaves 2-8mm, crowded, very thick, oval to oblong, obtuse, glabrous, floral stems glandular, leafless, flowers 1-few, petals elliptic to spathulate, 5-6mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpale yellow, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
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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