Taxon  Report   2073    
Chrysosplenium glechomifolium  Nutt.
Pacific golden saxifrage
Chrysosplenium glechomifolium
© 2005 Cheri J. Sanville
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chrysosplenium glechomifolium
© 2014 Dana York
Chrysosplenium glechomifolium
© 2014 Dana York
Chrysosplenium glechomifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Chrysosplenium glechomifolium
© 2013 James Gonsman
Communities: Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Chrysosplenium glechomifolium
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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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 21, 2019).