Calflora
Taxon  Report   11224    
Micranthes howellii  (Greene) Small
Howell's saxifrage
Micranthes howellii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found in Oregon.
also called Saxifraga howellii
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(38 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Saxifragaceae  
Genus: Micranthes

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPSSaxifraga howellii
More information about  Micranthes howellii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

International Plants Names Index

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Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/20/2021).