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Saxifraga  nidifica Greene  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  nidifica Greene  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsMicranthes nidifica (Greene) Small
 Saxifraga columbiana Piper
 Saxifraga montana (Small) Fedde
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.
grassland
Altitude100-2600m
Description leaves 3-10cm, petiolate, ovate to triangular, entire or denticulate, flowers in capitate cluster, sepals patent, triangular to ovate, petals 1-2mm, orbiculate
Size10-50cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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
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