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see saxifragesaxifrage
, common name for several members of the Saxifragaceae, a family of widely varying herbs, shrubs, and small trees of cosmopolitan distribution. They are found especially in north temperate zones and include many arctic and alpine species.
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Mitella diphylla L.: Two-leaved Mitrewort; common; ravine banks and wet areas of mesic woods; BSUH 10925.