Saxifraga tridactylites

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Saxifraga tridactylites
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Saxifraga
Species:
S. tridactylites
Binomial name
Saxifraga tridactylites
Saxifraga tridactylites on limestone outcrop, Derbyshire, England.

Saxifraga tridactylites, the rue-leaved saxifrage[1] or "nailwort", is a species of plant in the family Saxifragaceae.

Rue-leaved saxifrage is an annual plant with distinctive, trilobed, fleshy leaves and red stems. These stems, the leaves and the sepals are covered in numerous sticky glands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.