Page author: David Giblin
Saxifraga adscendens
wedge-leaf saxifrage
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in northern Washington and possibly in the Olympic Mountains; Alaska to Nevada, east to the Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Glacial moraines and alpine gravelly meadows.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Saxifraga adscendens L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 405. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Muscaria adscendens (L.) Small
Saxifraga adscendens L. ssp. oregonensis (Raf.) Bacig. [KZ99, VPBC3]
Saxifraga adscendens L. var. oregonensis (Raf.) Breitung [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Saxifraga adscendens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Saxifraga adscendens checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Saxifraga adscendens atlas page.

CalPhotos: Saxifraga adscendens photos.

USDA Plants: Saxifraga adscendens information.

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