- Saxifraga rotundifolia subsp. heucherifolia (Grisebach & Schrenk.) Ciocarlan
- Saxifraga rotundifolia subsp. rotundifolia
Saxifraga rotundifolia can reach a height of 20–50 centimetres (7.9–20 in). This perennial herbaceous plant has fleshy leaves arranged in dense basal rosette. They are petiolate (up to 10 cm), up to 5 cm across, dark green, hairy, simple, rounded or almost heart-shaped, bordered by numerous triangular notches. The flowering stems are erect, pubescent, branched at the top, bearing narrow panicles of star-shaped flowers. These flowers have five lanceolate petals, usually white with numerous minute pink-purple specks. They bloom from April to August.
This species is present in the central and southern Europe in the Iberian Peninsula, the Alps and the Balkans.
Round-leaved Saxifrage prefers shady forests, damps, cliffs, stony soils and margins of streams at elevation of 700–2,200 metres (2,300–7,200 ft) above sea level.
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