Saxifraga caespitosa; there are many saxifrage species on Iceland. The tufted saxifrage is one of the most common saxifrages. It grows all over Iceland, especially between stones and rocky areas. Characteristic for this species are the small rosettes and leafy flowering stems. Also characteristic are the flowering shoots whichonly have one or two flowers. It is member of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae). The Icelandic name of this species is þúfusteinbrjótur.