Taxon  Report   11839    
Micranthes aprica  (Greene) Small
Sierra saxifrage
Micranthes aprica
© 2010 Steven Perry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Micranthes aprica
© 2011 Steve Matson
Micranthes aprica
© 2009 Steve Matson
Micranthes aprica, 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 aprica
© 2008 Norman Jensen
Genus: Micranthes
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Saxifraga aprica

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).