Saxifragaceae
Boykinia occidentalis

Western Boykinia

Tufted plant, mostly basal leaves with reddish hairs often topped with glands. Basal leaves on long stalks, blades to 4 in. across, heart-shaped, lobed less than 1/3 of the way to the base; stem leaves becoming stalkless, smaller. Flowers small, white, in open clusters on reddish glandular stems. Grows in shaded areas, moist woods, banks of streams at sea level to mid-elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 12--24 inches
  • Habitat: Coastal, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: West Gorge, Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP
  • Native: Yes