Connecticut Plants
Swamp Saxifrage
Micranthes pensylvanica (L.) Haw.
  • Synonyms: Saxifraga pensylvanica L.
  • Family: saxifrage (Saxifragaceae)
  • Habitat: swamps, wet meadows
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/8 inch across
  • Flower color: variable, but most often yellow-green to whitish
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: native
Saxifraga pensylvanica L.
Saxifraga pensylvanica L.
Saxifraga pensylvanica L.

Swamp saxifrage flowers vary considerably in color.

Saxifraga pensylvanica L.

Swamp saxifrage in early May. The emerging flower stalk can be seen in the center of the rosette of leaves.