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Saxifraga bryoides

Mossy Saxifrage

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Common name

Mossy Saxifrage


Scientific name

Saxifraga bryoides L.


Conservation status and threats

NOT protected species in Bulgaria.


Description and identification

Herbaceous perennial plant. Flower stems height 2 to 6 cm. The leaves 2,5-4 mm long. The petals 6-8 mm long, white with yellow at the base, with red dots. Flowering July-September[1][2].


Habitat

On rocky places, on silicate terrain, in the alpine belt[3].


Distribution in Bulgaria

In the mountains Western and Central Stara Planina, Pirin, Rila, Western Rhodopes, between 1800 and 2900 m altitude[4].


General distribution

The mountains of Central, Eastern and Southern Europe[5].



References

[1] Стоянов, Н. & Б. Китанов. 1966. Високопланинските растения в България. Изд. "Наука и изкуство". София.

[2] Кузманов, Б. 1970. В: Флора на Народна Република България. Том ІV. София.

[3] Кузманов, Б. 1970. Пос. източник.

[4] Кузманов, Б. 1970. Пос. източник.

[5] Кузманов, Б. 1970. Пос. източник.


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