Saxifraga is a genus with over 440 species. They are small perennial plants with basal leaves grow close to the ground, often in a rosette. The leaves typically have a incised margin and may be succulent, needle-like and/or hairy. The inflorescence rises above the main plant body on naked stalks.
Name Derivation: Rock breaker
Common Name: Rockfoil
Saxifraga is in the family Saxifragaceae.