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Micranthes integrifolia

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In the oak savannah at the base of Lower Table Rock near Medford OR (Jackson County) Micranthes integrifolia grows in profusion. This member of the Saxifrage Family (Saxifragaceae) has many colloquial names including northwestern saxifrage, smooth-leaved saxifrage, grassland saxifrage and … Continue reading

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Smooth-leaved Saxifrage

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Members of the saxifrage family tend to be hairy and have their flower parts in “fives”. Smooth-leaved saxifrage (Micranthes integrifolia) follows this pattern with five sepals, five white petals and ten stamens (male pollen producing structure). The unlobed leaves form … Continue reading

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