Family, Saxifrage. Color, yellow, with often orange-colored spots. Sepals and petals, 5. Stamens, 10. Styles, 2. Flowers, in corymbs at the ends of the branches, with slender pedicels. Leaves, long, narrow, lance-shaped, alternate, fleshy, the margins clothed with spiny hairs, narrowed at base, sessile, numerous on stem, and clustered at root. June to August.
Low plants, matted or tufted, smooth, 2 to 6 inches high. On wet rocks, almost an arctic plant, but found in Vermont and western New York. Delicate and pretty.