Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Saxifragaceae
(Saxifrage Family)


The Saxifragaceae are small plants with mostly basal leaves, flowers on long scapes, and parts in fives. They have an oblong pistil that has two styles.

Heuchera novomexicana (New Mexico Alumroot)
Heuchera rubescens (Pink Alumroot)
Saxifraga odontoloma (Streambank Saxifrage)


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