Piggy-Back Plant
Fact File
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 9th June 2018 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 

 
Piggy - Back Plant.
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Habit:
AKA:
Tolmiea menziesii.
Saxifragaceae.
Perennial.
Youth on age, thousand mothers
and pick-a-back-plant.
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Requires moisture and does not tolerate much sun or dryness.
Under 30cms.
Named after the Scottish-Canadian botanist
William Fraser Tolmie, while the species name
refers to Archibald Menzies, the Scottish
naturalist for the Vancouver Expedition (1791–1795).