What flower is that?


Photo credit: Francis Underwood

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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