Name: Opposite-leaved Golden Saxifrage
Scientific name: Chrysosplenium oppositifolium
Nature Stars: 20
About: This moisture loving plant is found in any habitat near damp or wet places. It flowers between April and June.
How to identify: Look for rounded green leaves with flowers set amongst them. The flowers themselves have no petals but are a slightly more yellowy-green.
Where: Widespread and common through the UK.
Fantastic fact: The opposite leaved variety of golden saxifrage has a close relative called Chrysosplenium alternifolium which means alternate-leaved.
Photograph credit: Philip Precey