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Saxifraga  idahoensis Piper  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  idahoensis Piper  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsMicranthes idahoensis (Piper) Brouillet & Gornall
 Saxifraga marshallii var. idahoensis (Piper) Engl.
 Saxifraga occidentalis var. idahoensis (Piper) C.L.Hitchc.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.IdahoMontanaOregonWashington
rocky slopes
Altitude500-2500m
Description leaves petiolate, ovate to elliptic, carnose, at base attenuate, shallowly serrate, sparsely ciliate, abaxially hirsute, adaxially glabrous, flowers numerous in lax thyrsus
Size10-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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
Version 8.0
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