Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Saxifraga odontoloma Piper
Micranthes arguta auct. non (D. Don) Small
Saxifraga argutaauct. non D. Don
Saxifraga punctata Linnaeus subsp. arguta auct. non (D. Don) Hulten
Saxifraga punctata Linnaeus var. arguta auct. non (D. Don) Engelmann & Irmscher
Saxifraga odontoloma has erect leaves with regularly dentate edges that make them look like gears. The long flowering scapes hold panicles of white and pink flowers. Saxifraga odontoloma requires constant moisture and is found on moist hillsides.
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Saxifraga odontoloma, photo Russ Kleinman & Allan Campbell, Little Creek, June 11, 2008
Saxifraga odontoloma, detail of leaf, photo Russ Kleinman & Allan Campbell, Little Creek, June 11, 2008
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