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Key to Saxifraga

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(For a list of species in Saxifraga, use the above link.)

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1. Leaves cauline on ± trailing stem, lobed only at  tip,  ±  ..... S. cespitosa

1' Leaves mostly , cauline smaller and fewer, lobed from blade base to tip, lobes not linear

2. Leaf blade generally 5–8 mm, divided > 1/2 to base;  lobes 3–5,  to round, not toothed ..... S. hyperborea

2' Leaf blade generally > 15 mm, divided < 1/4 to base; leaf lobes >> 5, triangular to semicircular, toothed ..... S. mertensiana



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