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Nodding Saxifrage (Saxifraga cernua)

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  • Nodding Saxifrage (Saxifraga Cernua) http://www.sagebud.com/nodding-saxifrage-saxifraga-cernua
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  • Nodding Saxifrage (Saxifraga Cernua) http://www.sagebud.com/nodding-saxifrage-saxifraga-cernua
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    Credit: Kim Hansen | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL
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Saxifraga Cernua, or more commonly know as Nodding 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 Cernua or Nodding Saxifrage's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Nevada, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Saxifraga
  • Family: Saxifragaceae
  • Order: Rosales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N)
  • State T/E Status: MN (E) NH (E) WA (S)
  • State T/E Common Name: MN (nodding saxifrage) NH (nodding saxifrage) WA (nodding saxifrage)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 3(FACW) 4(UPL) 5(NI) 7(NI) 8(FACW) 9(FACW-) A(FACW)




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