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Eastern Swamp Saxifrage (Saxifraga pensylvanica)

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Saxifraga Pensylvanica, or more commonly know as Eastern Swamp Saxifrage, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Saxifraga. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Saxifraga Pensylvanica or Eastern Swamp Saxifrage's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Saxifraga
  • Family: Saxifragaceae
  • Order: Rosales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: KY (H) ME (T) RI (SC) TN (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: KY (swamp saxifrage) ME (swamp saxifrage) RI (swamp saxifrage) TN (swamp saxifrage)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 3(OBL)




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