Saxifraga cespitosa

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Saxifraga cespitosa, Linn., more commonly spelled caespitosa (Muscaria caespitosa, Haw.). Cespitose, 2-6 in. high, a robust grower with short, more or less densely foliose caudicles: sts. few, few-lvd., densely glandular above: lvs. of the caudicles deep green, smooth, nearly glabrous, either cuneate, attenuate to the petiole, the apex 3-toothed, or obovate-cuneate, attenuate to a petiole double the length of the blade, 3-parted (rarely 5), the lobes linear and obtuse: infl. terminal, 1-5-fld.; fl.-sts. stoutish: fls. white; sepals oblong-deltoid, obtuse; petals narrowly obovate or oblong-obovate, rounded at the apex. June-Aug. N. Eu., N. Asia, and N. Amer., Greenland, and Lab., the Rocky Mts. of N. U. S. and Canada to the Pacific coast, south there to Wash. and Ore. Gn. 76, p. 283.—Probably the true S. cespitosa is rare in cult. Var. hirta, Hort. (S. hypnoides var. hirta, Hort.). A distinct form with very hairy lvs. giving it quite a white, woolly appearance. Var. incurvifolia, Groves (S. incurvifolia, D. Don), has the cauline lvs. more numerous with incurved lobes. Mountains of Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. CH

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