Saxifraga hirsuta x umbrosa (S. x geum)

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaSaxifragaceaeSaxifragaSaxifraga hirsuta x umbrosa (S. x geum)


A stoloniferous, mat-forming herb occurring as a garden escape in damp, shaded, often rocky places such as woodland, roadside banks and streamsides. Lowland.



World Distribution

A hybrid which occurs naturally in the Pyrenees and is more frequent in gardens in mainland Europe than S. X urbium.

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.