Micranthes micranthidifolia

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Micranthes micranthidifolia
Brooklettuce.jpg

Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Order: Rosales
Family: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Micranthes
Species: M. micranthidifolia
Binomial name
Micranthes micranthidifolia
(Haw.) Small
Synonyms

Saxifraga micranthidifolia (Haw.) Steud.

Micranthes micranthidifolia is a member of the Saxifrage family with the common names lettuceleaf saxifrage,[1] branch lettuce and brook lettuce. It grows in wet areas and mountain streams.

It is a native plant of the Great Smoky Mountains and occurs in many other parts of the southeastern United States.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saxifraga micranthidifolia". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 6 November 2015. 
  • Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, Duhl, Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians, Lone Pine Publishing, (2005) p 143, ISBN 978-1-55105-428-5