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|Family: Saxifragaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cascadia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cascadia nuttallii (Small) A.M. Johnson
Habit: Rhizome < 1 mm diam; bulblets 0. Stem: 5--25 cm, trailing. Leaf: cauline, 3--20 mm, larger along middle of stem; petiole 1--5 mm; blade obovate to elliptic, generally 3-lobed to occasionally entire near tip of stem. Inflorescence: raceme or panicle; flowers few. Flower: hypanthium +- fused to ovary, sepals erect, << petals, triangular; petals 3--6 mm, elliptic; stamens 10, filaments thread-like; pistil 1, ovary +- inferior, chambers 2, placentas 2, axile, styles free throughout. Fruit: capsule. Seed: spiny. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Wet, shaded cliffs, ledges; Elevation: < 700 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR (Del Norte Co.); Distribution Outside California: sporadically to Washington. Flowering Time: Apr--May
Synonyms: Saxifraga nuttallii Small
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael S. Park & Patrick E. Elvander
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Cascadia
Next taxon: Chrysosplenium
Citation for this treatment: Michael S. Park & Patrick E. Elvander 2017. Cascadia nuttallii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91953, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.