Species Details

Saxifraga cespitosa

tufted saxifrage

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Photo of Saxifraga cespitosa
© 2021 Scot Loring
Photo of Saxifraga cespitosa
© 2011 Norman Jensen
Photo of Saxifraga cespitosa
© 2013 Scot Loring
Scientific Name:
Saxifraga cespitosa L.
Common Name:
tufted saxifrage
Family: Saxifragaceae
Element Code: PDSAX0U0C0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1988-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Sep
915 - 1980 meters
3000 - 6495 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps (mesic, rocky)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Total Occurrences: 3
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 0 0 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presumed Extant 3
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Oregon (OR), South America (SA), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Modoc (MOD), Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Marble Mountain (4112352), Warren Peak (4112042)
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads