Tag Archives: Micranthes virginiensis

04.17.2021-2 Maidenhair Spleenwort with a side of Eastern Small-flowered Saxifrage

I’ve not posted this species of fern before.  It’s one of my favorite ferns if only for saying its name…Maidenhair Spleenwort.  🙂 Asplenium trichomanes grows on a variety of rocky surfaces. In this case they are on some sandstone ledges … Continue reading

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04.17.2020 Living Large on a Ledge

Another wildflower found on the ledges near yesterday’s waterfall is Early Small-flowered Saxifrage-Micranthes virginiensis. Despite my title, referring more to the plant’s success growing on rock than size, this is a tiny wildflower and the inflorescence is not very big at … Continue reading

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