Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09719 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Saxifraga cernua L.
Common name   nodding saxifrage
J.G. Harris   3651  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 24 July 2004 
Northwest Territories
Locality Cape Bathurst Peninsula, ca 9 km SSW of Cape Bathurst, along the shores of the Arctic Ocean.
     Elev.: 0 ft. (0 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy bluffs, arctic tundra, sea level. 
Latitude Longitude 70° 29'  48" N, 128° 8'  56" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Saxifraga cernua L.

     Saxifraga cernua var. exilioides Polunin

Common Name(s): nodding saxifrage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24223, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Saxifragaceae
                                    Genus: Saxifraga
                                        Species: Saxifraga cernua


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09719s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09692s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09786s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09727 Achillea millefolium  subsp. borealis   "boreal yarrow" same section
09813 Androsace chamaejasme  var. arctica  same section
09836 Braya glabella  subsp. glabella   "smooth northern rockcress" same section
09835 Braya pilosa      "hairy northern rockcress" same section
09828 Draba corymbosa      "flat-topped whitlow-cress" same section
09829 Dryas integrifolia      "entireleaf mountain-avens" same section
09830 Matricaria ambigua      "mayweed" same section
09827 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" same section
09728 Oxytropis campestris  var. varians   "field locoweed" same section
09822 Oxytropis viscida     same section
09826 Papaver radicatum      "rooted poppy" same section
09729 Pedicularis capitata      "capitate lousewort" same section
09823 Pedicularis lanata      "woolly lousewort" same section
09824 Phlox richardsonii      "Richardson's phlox" same section
09730 Potentilla pulchella      "pretty cinquefoil" same section
09726 Primula borealis      "northern primrose" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Saxifraga cernua  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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