Saxifraga virginiensis Michx.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Rosales||Rose family and eight others|
|Family||Saxifragaceae||Saxifrage family; means “stone-breaking”|
|Genus||Saxifraga||From Latin saxum, “a rock,” and frango, “to break,” because they appear to enlarge rock crevices from which they grow|
|Species||virginiensis||“Of or from Virginia”|
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Saxifraga virginiensis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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4/15/1979 · Memphis, Tennessee · By Tim Chandler
4/15/1979 · By Tim Chandler
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