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Micranthes  Haw.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 24402

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): alpine saxifrage [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilySaxifragaceae  – saxifrages, saxifragacées  
                               GenusMicranthes Haw. – alpine saxifrage  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Micranthes apetala (Piper) Small – western swamp saxifrage, tiny swamp saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes aprica (Greene) Small – Sierra saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes bryophora (A. Gray) Brouillet & Gornall – bud saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes californica (Greene) Small – California saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes calycina (Sternb.) Gornall & H. Ohba  
                                  Species Micranthes careyana (A. Gray) Small – Carey's saxifrage, golden eye saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes caroliniana (A. Gray) Small – Carolina saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes davurica (Willd.) Sm.  
                                  Species Micranthes eriophora (S. Watson) Small – redfuzz saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes ferruginea (Graham) Brouillet & Gornall – russethair saxifrage, rusty saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes foliolosa (R. Br.) Gornall – leafystem saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes fragosa (Suksd. ex Small) Small – peak saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes gaspensis (Fernald) Small – alpine saxifrage, Gaspe saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes gormanii (Suksd.) Brouillet & Gornall – Gorman's saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes hieraciifolia (Waldst. & Kit. ex Willd.) Haw. – stiffstem saxifrage, hawkweed-leaved saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes hitchcockiana (Elvander) Brouillet & Gornall – Saddle Mountain saxifrage, Hitchcock's saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes howellii (Greene) Small – Howell's saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes idahoensis (Piper) Brouillet & Gornall – Idaho saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes integrifolia (Hook.) Small – wholeleaf saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes lyallii (Engl.) Small – Lyall's saxifrage, redstem saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes marshallii (Greene) Small – Marshall's saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes micranthidifolia (Haw.) Small – branch-lettuce, lettuceleaf saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes nelsoniana (D. Don) Small – Nelson's saxifrage, dotted saxifrage, heartleaf saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes nidifica (Greene) Small – peak saxifrage, swamp saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes nivalis (L.) Small – alpine saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes nudicaulis (D. Don) Gornall & H. Ohba – nakedstem saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes occidentalis (S. Watson) Small – redwool saxifrage, western saxifrage, Alberta saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes odontoloma (Piper) A. Heller – brook saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes oregana (Howell) Small – bog saxifrage, Oregon saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes palmeri Bush – Palmer's saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes pensylvanica (L.) Haw. – marsh saxifrage, Pennsylvania saxifrage, eastern swamp saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes petiolaris (Raf.) Bush – Michaux's saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes razshivinii (Zhmylev) Brouillet & Gornall – Alaska saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes redofskyi (Adams) Elven & D.F. Murray  
                                  Species Micranthes reflexa (Hook.) Small – reflexed saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes rhomboidea (Greene) Small – diamondleaf saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes rufidula Small – rustyhair saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes spicata (D. Don) Small – spiked saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes stellaris (L.) Galasso, Banfi & Soldano – starry saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes subapetala (E.E. Nelson) Small – Yellowstone saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes tempestiva (Elvander & Denton) Brouillet & Gornall – storm saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes tenuis (Wahlenb.) Small – Ottertail Pass saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes texana (Buckley) Small – Texas saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes tischii (Skelly) Brouillet & Gornall – Olympic saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes tolmiei (Torr. & A. Gray) Brouillet & Gornall – Tolmie's saxifrage, alpine saxifrage 
                                  Species Micranthes unalaschensis (Sternb.) Gornall  
                                  Species Micranthes virginiensis (Michx.) Small – Virginia saxifrage, early saxifrage 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Micranthes   
  Source: Saxifragaceae, Parnassiaceae, Celastraceae of N. America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Micranthes   
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