Saxifraga exarata   White Musky Saxifrage

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A variable species which can have white, pale yellow or even pinkish flowers, Saxifraga exarata now subsumes Saxifraga moschata (Musky Saxifrage) as a subspecies. It is found in the Alps, the Balkan mountains, Caucasus, Apennines and Anatolia (old Asia minor) in Turkey. It is usually found on acidic rocks from 4,000 feet and even grows as high as 13,000 feet.


Saxifraga exarata

Saxifraga exarata White Musky Saxifrage

Swiss Alps above Pontresina, 5th July 2010

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Saxifraga exarata White Musky Saxifrage

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