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Saxifraga  occidentalis S.Watson  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  occidentalis S.Watson  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsMicranthes occidentalis (S.Watson) Small
 Saxifraga occidentalis var. wallowensis M.Peck
 Saxifraga reflexa ssp. occidentalis (S.Watson) Hultén
Territory
rocky slopes
Altitude500-4000m
Description leaves ovate to oblong, dentate or crenate, at base cuneate, abaxially minutely pubescent, scapes purple, densely glandular pubescent, flowers in narrow panicle, petals ovate
Size5-35cm
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
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