Saxifragaceae - saxifrage family
Species that grow without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653

(updated 5 April 2017)

Saxifragaceae - saxifrage family
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Mount Desert Island is home to 3 species in 3 genera. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Chrysosplenium (1 species)
      Chrysosplenium americanum - golden-saxifrage (occasional [see note 1 at bottom of page])
   Micranthes (1 species)
      Micranthes virginiensis - early small-flowered-saxifrage (uncommon)
   Mitella (1 species)
      Mitella nuda - naked bishop's-cap (uncommon)

Chrysosplenium (golden-saxifrage)
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Chrysosplenium americanum (golden-saxifrage) - [information to be added]

Micranthes (small-flowered-saxifrage)
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Micranthes virginiensis (early small-flowered-saxifrage) - [information to be added]

Mitella (bishop's-cap)
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Mitella nuda (naked bishop's-cap) - [information to be added]

   1. Frequency designations are from the paper “Vascular flora of the Acadia National Park region, Maine” by Craig W. Greene, Linda L. Gregory, Glen H. Mittelhauser, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber, published in the spring 2005 issue (vol. 107, No. 930) of Rhodora: Journal of the New England Botanical Club.