West Highland Flora

Starry Saxifrage


Saxifraga stellaris

 

Saxifraga stellaris

Photo Carl Farmer
22 Aug 2002 Glamaig, Skye

Locally common in wet places on mountains, and occasionally at lower levels.

Flower diameter c 10 mm

ID: Petals white with two yellow dots.

Other features: Sepals downturned.  Leaves all in a basal rosette or in non-flowering shoots.  Leaves have few scattered teeth.  Leaves and lower part of stem with long white hairs.

 

Saxifraga stellaris

Photo Carl Farmer
22 Aug 2002 Glamaig, Skye

  Saxifraga stellaris

Photo Carl Farmer
13 Jul 2002 Geilo, Norway

 

Saxifraga stellaris

Photo Carl Farmer
13 Jul 2002 Geilo, Norway

 

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