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Chrysosplenium oppositifolium L.

Family - Saxifragaceae

Common Name - Opposite-leaved Golden Saxifrage

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Habitats
Deciduous woodland
Marsh
Mountain rocks
Mountains
River banks
Description of Genus

Small herbs with simple leaves. The flowers has no petals and 4 or 5 sepals.

Chrysosplenium oppositifolium
© Quentin GroomLeaves and flowers of Chrysosplenium oppositifolium
© Richard Milne
Habitat Notes

Damp, frequently shady ground in woods, next to streams or on wet rocks.

Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Widespread, except in south east and central England. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic

Names in other languages and countries

France
Dorine
Sweden
kustgullpudra
Dutch
paarbladig goudveil

Worldwide distribution

Europe

Chromosome Number (2N)

42

Other British Names


Gegenblättriges Milzkraut