Calflora
Taxon  Report   11846    
Micranthes nidifica  (Greene) Small
Peak saxifrage
Micranthes nidifica
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
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Micranthes nidifica
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Micranthes nidifica
© 2010 Steven Perry
Micranthes nidifica, 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 nidifica
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Family: SAXIFRAGACEAE  
Genus: Micranthes
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Saxifraga nidifica

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Saxifraga nidifica var. nidifica
ICPN: Saxifraga nidifica
More information about  Micranthes nidifica
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).