Saxifraga paniculata

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaSaxifragaceaeSaxifragaSaxifraga paniculata


A shortly stoloniferous perennial herb forming mats of leaf rosettes. It has been planted on limestone rocks in Mid-W. Yorkshire and occurs as a relic of cultivation in Lanarkshire. Lowland.



World Distribution

Native of the mountains of C. & S. Europe and S.W. Asia; also Norway, Iceland, Greenland and north-eastern N. America.

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.

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