Saxifraga granulata

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Saxifraga granulata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Saxifraga
Species: S. granulata
Binomial name
Saxifraga granulata

Saxifraga granulata, commonly called meadow saxifrage,[1] is a species of flowering plant of the genus Saxifraga in the family Saxifragaceae.[2]


Saxifraga granulata was first formally described by Linnaeus as part of his original description of Saxifraga in Species Plantarum in 1753.[3] S. granulata is the type species of the genus Saxifraga.[4]


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Saxifraga granulata Hook.f. & Thomson". GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Archived from the original on 9 January 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Webb DA (1993) Saxifragaceae. In: Tutin TG, et al. (eds.). Flora Europaea (2nd ed.) 1:437–459. p. 450 ISBN 9780521410076.
  4. ^ Gornall RJ (1987) An outline of a revised classification of Saxifraga L. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 95:273–292. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.1987.tb01860.x