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Micranthes integrifolia  (Hook.) Small
Smooth leaf saxifrage
Micranthes integrifolia is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Genus: Micranthes
Family: Saxifragaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFSaxifraga integrifolia
PLANTSSaxifraga integrifolia
Information about  Micranthes integrifolia from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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[Wikipedia] Range, Habitat, Description: Micranthes integrifolia is a species of flowering plant known by the common name wholeleaf saxifrage. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to Montana and northern California, where it grows in moist habitat, including meadows, prairies, and grassy mountain slopes. It is a perennial herb growing from a caudex and system of rhizomes, and producing a basal rosette of leaves. Each leaf is up to 7 centimeters long with a toothed or smooth-edged blade borne on a short petiole. The inflorescence arises on a stout, hairy peduncle up to 35 centimeters tall. White-petaled flowers occur in a cluster or dense array at the top. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)


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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/29/2024).