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Mossy Saxifrage

Saxifraga hypnoides

Plant Data

Order:
Saxifragales
Family:
Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
5 white nodding petals with pink-tipped buds.
Fruit:
A capsule.
Leaves:
Palmate basal leaves, divided into 3 linear, pointed leaflets. The stem leaves are on barren stems and are undivided.
Maximum Size:
20cm tall.
Other Names:
Cut-leaved Saxifrage, Dovedale Moss, Eve's Cushion, Indian Moss, Lady's Cushion, Queen's Cushion.
Habitats:
Cliffs, grassland, mountains, rocks, sand dunes.