Calflora
Taxon  Report   11224    
Micranthes howellii  (Greene) Small
Howell's saxifrage
Micranthes howellii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Oregon.
also called Saxifraga howellii
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: SAXIFRAGACEAE  
Genus: Micranthes
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 3.8; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Communities: Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Saxifraga howellii

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Saxifraga howellii
More information about  Micranthes howellii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora
Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Feb 23, 2019).