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Chrysosplenium alternifolium L.

Family - Saxifragaceae

Common Name - Alternate-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 alternifolium
© Quentin Groom
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, Cornwall and West Wales. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during April, May, June, July and August.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic

Names in other languages and countries

Sweden
gullpudra
Dutch
verspreidbladig goudveil
Poland
Sledzienica skretolistna

Worldwide distribution

Europe
Himalaya
Asia

Chromosome Number (2N)

48

Other British Names


Wechselblättriges Milzkraut