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ALPINE SAXIFRAGE Saxifraga nivalis (Height to 20cm) is a tough little perennial with glandular hairs on the purplish stems and margins of the leaves, which are purplish below. The flowers are white or pink and borne in terminal clusters (Jul-Aug). It is a rare plant of the Scottish Highlands, and also occurs, extremely rarely, in England, N Wales and W Ireland.
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ALPINE SAXIFRAGE Saxifraga nivalis (Height to 20cm) is a tough little perennial with glandular hairs on the purplish stems and margins of the leaves, which are purplish below. The flowers are white or pink and borne in terminal clusters (Jul-Aug). It is a rare plant of the Scottish Highlands, and also occurs, extremely rarely, in England, N Wales and W Ireland.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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