Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3660

Forb

Native to South Carolina
Documented growing wild in - - SC

Rare, endemic to SC's Pickens County, so far as is known

Look for it in seepage on granite, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (rarely any stem leaves)

FLOWER:
Spring
Whitish
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens, barely exserted

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Hydatica species 1   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

(?) LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Saxifraga michauxii   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

(?) LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 094-14-001?:
Saxifraga michauxii   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

(?) LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hydatica petiolaris

(?) LESS THAN Flora of North America
Micranthes petiolaris

 

COMMON NAME:
Saxifrage