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Genus: Saxifraga

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Order: Saxifragales > Family: Saxifragaceae

Four species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Saxifraga adscendens

Native to western Canada and USA.


Saxifraga cespitosa

Native to the northern Circumpolar region.


Saxifraga pedemontana

Native to Corsica and Sardinia.


Saxifraga stolonifera

Native to China and Japan.


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