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MARSH SAXIFRAGE Saxifraga hirculus (Saxifragaceae) Height to 20cm. Downy perennial of damp grassy ground in moors and mountains. Easily overlooked when not in flower. FLOWERS are 20-30mm across with bright yellow petals; solitary or in clusters of up to 3 flowers (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are short, narrow and stalked. STATUS-Local and rare in N England, Scotland and Ireland.
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MARSH SAXIFRAGE Saxifraga hirculus (Saxifragaceae) Height to 20cm. Downy perennial of damp grassy ground in moors and mountains. Easily overlooked when not in flower. FLOWERS are 20-30mm across with bright yellow petals; solitary or in clusters of up to 3 flowers (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are short, narrow and stalked. STATUS-Local and rare in N England, Scotland and Ireland.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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