West Highland Flora

Yellow Saxifrage


Saxifraga aizoides

 

Saxifraga aizoides

Photo Carl Farmer
29 Jun 2003 Suardal, Skye

Frequent on stony wet flushes and beside rocky streams in hills and sometimes at lower altitudes.

Flower diameter c 8-15 mm

ID: 5 yellow petals, narrow, well separated, alternating with narrow sepals and with spaces between both.

Other features: Petals sometimes have red dots.  Flowering stems leafy, unlike many saxifrages.  Plant also has densely leafy non-flowering shoots.  Leaf-edges have scattered stiff hairs.

 

Saxifraga aizoides

Photo Carl Farmer
29 Jun 2003 Suardal, Skye
Flower 15 mm across

 

Saxifraga aizoides

Photo Carl Farmer
29 Jun 2003 Suardal, Skye

 

Saxifraga aizoides

Photo Carl Farmer
29 Jun 2003 Suardal, Skye

 

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