Leather-leaved Saxifrage, Unalaska Island Postcard
Leather-leaved saxifrage grows all over Unalaska Island. It is a common plant along the northwest coast of North America and in the Aleutian Islands. The small white flowers of the plant produce bright red fruiting bodies such as those shown in this photo. Leather-leaved saxifrage is a member of the saxifrage family and it is a medicinal plant used for fever-producing illnesses.