Saxifraga hirculus. Marsh saxifrage.

Life-form & Growth Form:

Hemicryptophyte. Herbaceous perennial. Rhizomatous, rhizome shortly creeping. 

Flowering period: 

June to August.


Base-rich flushes and mires within upland blanket bog.  


Habitat loss and fragmentation through drainage and extraction of peat. Overgrazing by livestock. 

Static distribution map:
Saxifraga hirculus
Saxifraga hirculus
For an interactive map follow this link to the BSBI webpage