FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Saxifraga hirculus, marsh saxifrage

Saxifraga hirculus; the marsh saxifrage is typically a plant of the highlands although it occasionally grows on suitable areas in the lowlands. It prefers wet boggy soils. It is member of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae). The Icelandic name of this species is Gullbrá.

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