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RUE-LEAVED SAXIFRAGE Saxifraga tridactylites (Saxifragaceae) Height to 15cm. Stickily hairy annual with reddish, zigzag stems. Found on dry, bare ground and old walls, mainly on sandy or calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 4-6mm across with 5 white petals; borne in clusters (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are pinnately divided into 1-5 finger-like lobes. STATUS-Widespread and very locally common.
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RUE-LEAVED SAXIFRAGE Saxifraga tridactylites (Saxifragaceae) Height to 15cm. Stickily hairy annual with reddish, zigzag stems. Found on dry, bare ground and old walls, mainly on sandy or calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 4-6mm across with 5 white petals; borne in clusters (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are pinnately divided into 1-5 finger-like lobes. STATUS-Widespread and very locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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