Micranthes pensylvanica (L.) Haw.
Family: Saxifragaceae
marsh saxifrage,  more...
[Saxifraga forbesii Vasey,  more]
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Christopher Noll  
Etymology: Saxifraga: from Latin saxum, "a rock," and frago, "to break," and referring to the fact that by growing in rock crevices they appear to break rocks
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb; stems hairy
Leaves: lance-like, stalkless, all basal
Flowers: green to white, 5-parted, 1/4" wide; inflorescence a large, branched cluster (cyme-panicle) dense early, then spreading and elongating with age; blooms May-June
Habitat: wet to moderate moisture; meadows, woods, bogs
Conservation Status: Native
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Scott B. Sauer  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Derek Anderson  
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Kathy Stiver Groves  
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Christopher Noll  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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