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PURPLE SAXIFRAGE Saxifraga oppositifolia (Saxifragaceae) Creeping. Mat-forming perennial with trailing stems. Found on mountains, but also on coastal rocks in the N. FLOWERS are 10-15mm across and purple (Mar-Apr). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are small, dark green and have bristly margins; in opposite pairs. STATUS-Locally common in N England and Scotland; rare in N Wales and NW Ireland.
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PURPLE SAXIFRAGE Saxifraga oppositifolia (Saxifragaceae) Creeping. Mat-forming perennial with trailing stems. Found on mountains, but also on coastal rocks in the N. FLOWERS are 10-15mm across and purple (Mar-Apr). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are small, dark green and have bristly margins; in opposite pairs. STATUS-Locally common in N England and Scotland; rare in N Wales and NW Ireland.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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