Micranthes pensylvanica (L.) Haw.
Common Name: SWAMP SAXIFRAGE
Synonym: Saxifraga pensylvanica
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Saxifraga pensylvanica of Michigan Flora.

Swampy and marshy places, often calcareous, especially moist deciduous forests and grassy borders, tamarack swamps, and springy rocky ground.

A taller, larger-leaved, thicker-stemmed plant than our other species, differing also in its habitat. The flowers are greenish, while in S. virginiensis they are white.

Locations

Allegan County
Baraga County
Barry County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Clinton County
Delta County
Eaton County
Genesee County
Gogebic County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Mecosta County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Schoolcraft County
Shiawassee County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. September 23, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2666.