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Yellow Mountain Saxifrage

Saxifraga aizoides

Description:

This alpine saxifrage grows in small clumps and favors wet places. Its striking flowers are finely cut with five yellow petals and five green sepals.The Latin word saxifraga means literally "stone-breaker", well illustrated here in the second and third shot.

Habitat:

Wet rock face, alt. 1800m ASL.

Notes:

Distribution: circumboreal

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3 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Your welcome, Daniele....

DanielePralong
DanielePralong a year ago

Thanks for your appreciation maplemoth.

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A beautiful flower....

DanielePralong
Spotted by
DanielePralong

Valais/Wallis, Switzerland

Lat: 45.90, Long: 7.12

Spotted on Sep 3, 2014
Submitted on Oct 22, 2014

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