Saxifraga odontoloma

Stream Saxifrage

Tuft of nearly round leaves, erect flower stalks. Leaves 1–3 in. across, evenly sharp-toothed, with glands on tips; petioles hairless, 1 1/2–3 in. long. Inflorescence purplish, to 12 in. long, widely spreading, with flowers on stalk tips. Flower sepals reflex about equal to petals; petals round, white, with 2 greenish yellow dots; calyx pink to purplish; anthers purple. Grows in wet meadows, edges of streams and lakes, at low to subalpine elevations.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--2 feet
  • Habitat: Meadow, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Subalpine, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: West Gorge, Wallowas, Mt. Rainier Np, Olympic Np, Steens, N Cascades Np
  • Native: Yes

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