Golden Saxifrage (Water Carpet)
Golden saxifrage is a small plant with creeping stems.
- Family: saxifrage (Saxifragaceae)
- Habitat: wet or muddy soil, usually in shade
- Height: 1/2 to 3 inches
- Flower size: 3/16 inch across
- Flower color: greenish
- Flowering time: April to June
- Origin: native
Golden saxifrage flowers have no petals. In this photo, you can see the green sepals, the stamens with reddish anthers, and a brownish disk, which produces nectar.