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Saxifraga  debilis A.Gray  sect. Nephrophyllum 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  debilis A.Gray  sect. Nephrophyllum
SynonymsSaxifraga cernua var. debilis (A.Gray) Engl.
 Saxifraga hyperborea ssp. debilis (A.Gray) Á. & D.Löve
 Saxifraga rivularis var. debilis (A.Gray) Dorn
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ColoradoMontanaNew MexicoUtahWyoming
rocks and scree
Altitude2500-4000m
Description leaves petiolate, orbiculate or reniform, 5-7-lobate, lobes obtuse, carnose, entire, eciliate, glabrous, inflorescence 2-3-flowered capitate cyme, petals oblong, 3-4mm
Size5-12cm
Colorwhite, pale purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
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
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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