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Taxon: Saxifraga oppositifolia L.

Genus: Saxifraga
Family: Saxifragaceae.
Nomen number: 446593
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:402. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 07-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Mar-2012
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • purple mountain saxifrage   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • purple saxifrage   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • saxifrage à feuilles opposées   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • gegenblättriger Steinbrech   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • purpurbräcka   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan [s.e.]; Kyrgyzstan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka, Magadan
    China: China - Xinjiang, Xizang [w.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Faroe Islands; Finland [n.]; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden [n.]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland [s.]; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Russian Federation - Arkhangelsk, Karelia, Komi, Murmansk, Nenets
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria [s.w.]; Greece [n.w.]; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [s.]; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory; Greenland; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario [n.], Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia [n.], Manitoba [n.e.], Nunavut
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New York, Vermont
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana [w.], Oregon [e.], Washington, Wyoming [n.]

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. 1989–. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares.
  • Cody, W. J. 1996. Flora of the Yukon Territory.
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1999. Illustrated flora of British Columbia.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation).
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
More:

Check other web resources for Saxifraga oppositifolia L.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?446593 (21 April 2014)

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