Taxon  Report   11848    
Micranthes oregana  (Howell) Small
Bog saxifrage
Micranthes oregana
© 2018 Bill Haley
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Micranthes oregana
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Micranthes oregana
© 2006 Chris Wagner
Micranthes oregana, 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 oregana
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Micranthes
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Saxifraga oregana

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Saxifraga oregana
More information about  Micranthes oregana
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


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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 16, 2019).