Saxifraga caesia

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Saxifraga caesia, Linn. (S. recurvifolia, Lapeyr). Dwarf, cespitose, about 3 in. high, with curved, woody, imbricate-foliose caudicles: lvs. of the caudicles densely congested, gray or light gray-green, arched-recurved from the base, linear-oblong, rather acute, near the margin 7-pitted, fimbriate from the base to the middle, convex and obtusely carinate dorsally, crustate with lime when young; cauline lvs. narrowly spatulate, slightly carinate, 3-5-pitted, glandular-ciliate at the base: infl. subcorymbose, 2-6-fld., borne on glabrous or sparsely glandular-pilose, green fl.-sts.: fls. snow- or cream-white; calyx-lobes ovate or obtuse, sparsely glandular, scarious at their apex, otherwise ciliate; petals obovate, 3-5- nerved, lateral nerves bowed or straight, almost 3 times as long as the calyx-lobes. June-Aug. Mountains of Eu. L.B.C. 5:421. Var. major, Don, has the sts. more robust, taller, and strongly villous: the rosettes of gray lvs. are rather larger than the type and the milk-white fls. are larger. May, June. CH

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