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MEADOW SAXIFRAGE Saxifraga granulata (Saxifragaceae) Height to 45cm. Attractive, hairy perennial of grassy meadows, mainly on neutral or basic soils. FLOWERS are 20-30mm across with 5 white petals; borne in open clusters (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are kidney-shaped with blunt teeth; bulbils are produced at leaf axils in autumn. STATUS-Local, commonest in E England.
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MEADOW SAXIFRAGE Saxifraga granulata (Saxifragaceae) Height to 45cm. Attractive, hairy perennial of grassy meadows, mainly on neutral or basic soils. FLOWERS are 20-30mm across with 5 white petals; borne in open clusters (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are kidney-shaped with blunt teeth; bulbils are produced at leaf axils in autumn. STATUS-Local, commonest in E England.

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Date: 21 May 2008
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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