Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Micranthes caroliniana (A. Gray) Small. Section: Micranthes. Carolina Saxifrage. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Moist rock outcrops and cliffs, often under overhangs, often in moist soil at the base of a vertical or overhanging rock outcrop. Dist: A Southern Appalachian endemic: s. WV and sw. VA south to nw. NC and ne. TN.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA8, K3, K4, S, Tn, Va, Brouillet & Gornall (2007), Lanning & Mathews (2019), Tkach, Röser, & Hoffmann (2015); = Saxifraga caroliniana – C, F, G, K1, RAB, W; > Micranthes caroliniana – S; > Micranthes tennesseensis – S

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming