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Micranthes texana (Buckley) Small. Section: Micranthes. Texas Saxifrage. Phen: Feb-May. Hab: Prairies, eastwards on outcrops of sandstone, chert, and granite. Dist: Sw. MO and se. KS south through AR and OK to nw. LA and e. TX; disjunct in e. GA (found in 1980 by Jim Allison on a small granite outcrop in McDuffie County, GA). It is uncertain whether its occurrence in GA represents a natural disjunction or a freak introduction (J. Allison, pers. comm.).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = Ar, FNA8, K3, K4, S, S13, Brouillet & Gornall (2007); = n/a – C; = Saxifraga texana Buckley – F, G, GrPl, K1, NcTx, Tx

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FACW
  • Midwest: FAC

Heliophily ?: 8

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image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷


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