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Opposite-leaved Golden Saxifrage

Chrysosplenium oppositifolium

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Saxifragales
Family:
Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage)
Type:
Flower
Maximum Size:
20 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Mountains, riversides, waterside, wetland, woodland.

Flower:
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Yellow, no petals
 
Yellowish-green sepals and bracts, bright yellow anthers and no petals.
Fruit:
The fruit is a cup-shaped capsule.
Leaves:
A creeping perennial that is carpet-forming. As its name implies, this plant has leaves that are arranged in opposite pairs along the stems. The leaves are roundish, stalked and with bluntly toothed margins.
Frequency (UK):
Common  
Distribution Map

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