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Saxifraga oppositifolia
purple saxifrage, twinflowered saxifrage

Distribution: In the Olympic and Cascade mountains of Washington; Alaska south to Oregon, east to the Rocky Mountains; across northern Canada and northeastern U.S.

Habitat: Alpine slopes and rocky outcroppings

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Apomixis, bees, flies


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Accepted Name:
Saxifraga oppositifolia L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 402. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Antiphylla oppositifolia (L.) Fourr.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Saxifraga oppositifolia in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Saxifraga oppositifolia checklist entry

OregonFlora: Saxifraga oppositifolia information

E-Flora BC: Saxifraga oppositifolia atlas page

CalPhotos: Saxifraga oppositifolia photos

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