What plant is that?


Click on photo below to view larger image May 2009 Mystery Plant
Photo credit: © Francis R. Underwood 2008


This plant grows on rocky ledges and shaded banks and blooms as early as mid-April and sometimes as late as the first week of June.

This one was photographed at Goddard Park on 4/28/09.

It’s. . .

Botanical Name:
 
Saxifraga virginiensis
Common Name:
  Early Saxifrage
Family:
  Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)
Habitat:
  Moist rocky ledges and shady banks
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