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Micranthes nidifica
Columbia saxifrage, swamp saxifrage

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Montana and Wyoming.

Habitat: Prairies and wet banks to subalpine meadows.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies, beetles, wasps


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Accepted Name:
Micranthes nidifica (Greene) Small
Publication: N. Amer. Fl. 22: 134. 1905.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Micranthes plantaginea (Small) Small
Saxifraga columbiana Piper
Saxifraga integrifolia Hook. var. columbiana (Piper) C.L. Hitchc. [HC]
Saxifraga integrifolia Hook. var. leptopetala (Suksd.) Engl. & Irmscher [HC]
Saxifraga montana (Small) Fedde
Saxifraga nidifica Greene [KZ99]
Saxifraga plantaginea Small
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Micranthes nidifica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Micranthes nidifica checklist entry

OregonFlora: Micranthes nidifica information

E-Flora BC: Micranthes nidifica atlas page

CalPhotos: Micranthes nidifica photos

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