Calflora
Taxon  Report   11841    
Micranthes californica  (Greene) Small
Greene's saxifrage
Micranthes californica
© 2002 Bart and Susan Eisenberg
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Micranthes californica
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Micranthes californica
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Micranthes californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Micranthes californica
© 2009 Keir Morse
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS accepted name:
Saxifraga californica

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Saxifraga virginiensis
ICPN: Saxifraga californica
More information about  Micranthes californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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