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|Family: Saxifragaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Saxifragopsis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Saxifragopsis fragarioides (Greene) Small
Habit: Plant 10--25 cm, +- glandular; rhizome thick, woody, branched, scaly; bulblets 0. Leaf: basal and cauline, reduced distally on stem; petiole 1.5--4 cm, base expanded, membranous; blade 1.5--4 cm, obovate, jointed to petiole and falling from it, base tapered, teeth coarse. Inflorescence: panicle, +- open; flowers > 40, crowded near tips; bracts sessile, proximal often leaf-like, becoming linear distally. Flower: hypanthium partly fused to ovary; calyx lobes 2--3 mm, spreading to reflexed, elliptic to ovate; petals 2--3 mm, obovate, white to pink; stamens 10; pistil 1, ovary +- 1/2-inferior, chambers 2, placentas 2, axile, styles generally fused at base, at least in flower. Fruit: capsule.
Ecology: Rock crevices; Elevation: 1500--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon, central Washington. Flowering Time: Jul--Sep
Synonyms: Saxifraga fragarioides Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael S. Park & Patrick E. Elvander
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Saxifragopsis
Next taxon: Tellima
Citation for this treatment: Michael S. Park & Patrick E. Elvander 2016. Saxifragopsis fragarioides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43443, accessed on May 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 06, 2016.