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Saxifraga  apetala Piper  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  apetala Piper  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsSaxifraga columbiana var. apetala (Piper) Engl. & Irmsch.
 Saxifraga integrifolia var. apetala (Piper) M.E.Jones
 Micranthes apetala (Piper) Small
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.MontanaOregonWashington
rocky slopes
Altitude600-2800m
Description leaves ascendent, spathulate to oblong or ovate, entire, sinuate, glabrous, tapered to petiolate base, flowers in oblong or cylindrical head, petals often absent
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained 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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