Flora of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Early Saxifrage
Saxifraga virginiensis Open rocky ledges
Saxifragaceae
Flowering PeriodMay
(c) TB
HabitatOpen rocky ledges, rocky slopes, and ridge tops
Height4 - 10 inches
DescriptionHerbaceous perennial that has a single leafless, branched flowering stalk with many small white flowers. The flowering stalk has sticky hairs.
LeavesThe leaves are grey green with toothed or scalloped margins and form a basal cluster or rosette.
DistributionHerbaceous perennial that has a single leafless, branched flowering stalk with many small white flowers. The flowering stalk has sticky hairs.