Saxifraga lyallii

Lyall's Saxifrage

Basal leaf rosette, long red flower stem from center. Leaves glossy, fan-shaped, deeply toothed across wide tip end. Flower stems leafless, hairy or not, reddish to purple, flowers at top, each on a short stalk. Flower petals and sepals same size; petals white with 2 yellow or greenish dots at base. Grows in damp meadows, rocky ledges, at high elevations.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--16 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, Subalpine, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Mt. Rainier Np
  • Native: Yes

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