STARRY SAXIFRAGE

Saxifraga stellaris

Saxifrage Family [Saxifragaceae]  

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status
statusZnative
flower
flower8bicolour
flower
flower8white
inner
inner8pink
morph
morph8actino
petals
petalsZ5
stem
stem8round

8th June 2008, Haweswater Gill, Hartsop, Cumbria. Photo: © RWD
After a while the middle starts to become pink then red.



12th June 2009, A leet, Greenside Mines, Glenridding, Cumbria. Photo: © RWD
The stems are reddish and slightly hairy. The stem leaves short and narrow.



12th June 2009, A leet, Greenside Mines, Glenridding, Cumbria. Photo: © RWD


12th June 2009, A leet, Greenside Mines, Glenridding, Cumbria. Photo: © RWD
Five spear-end-like white petals each with two yellow spots. Ten anthers with orange pollen on the ends.


8th June 2008, Haweswater Gill, Hartsop, Cumbria. Photo: © RWD
The central portion turning pink.


8th June 2008, Haweswater Gill, Hartsop, Cumbria. Photo: © RWD
The slightly hairy basal leaves turn a bronzy colour along with the stem.


12th June 2009, A leet, Greenside Mines, Glenridding, Cumbria. Photo: © RWD
Young basal leaves with sparse but long hairs. The flowers stalks have yet to emerge.



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Distribution
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STARRY SAXIFRAGE

Saxifraga stellaris

Saxifrage Family [Saxifragaceae]  

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