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15. Saxifraga taylorii Calder & Savile, Brittonia. 11: 248, figs. 6, 10-13. 1959.

Taylor’s saxifrage

Plants loosely mat-forming, stoloniferous, rhizomatous. Leaves cauline (crowded proxi-mally); petiole absent; blade broadly obovate, prominently 3-lobed apically (distal unlobed, reduced), (lobes lanceolate to oblong, mucronate), 4.5-12 mm, ± leathery, margins entire, (cartilaginous), stiffly ciliate, apex acute, not or slightly mucronate, surfaces glabrous. Inflorescences 2-4-flowered cymes, sometimes solitary flowers, 3.5-13 cm, glabrous except bracts purple-tipped stipitate-glandular; bracts sessile. Flowers: sepals erect to ascending, (purplish), ovate to oblong, margins eciliate, surfaces glabrous; petals white to cream, not spotted, elliptic to obovate, 3.5-7 mm, much longer than sepals; ovary superior. 2n = 26, 52.

Flowering summer. Moist outcrops, rocky ledges, talus slopes; 100-1000 m; B.C.

Saxifraga taylorii is known only from the Queen Charlotte Islands and northwestern Vancouver Island.


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