saxifrage

[ UK /sˈæksɪfɹɪd‍ʒ/ ]
NOUN
  1. any of various plants of the genus Saxifraga
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How To Use saxifrage In A Sentence

  • Six further species are in danger of extinction, i.e. marsh saxifrage, serrated wintergreen, meadow saffron, cottonweed, rough poppy and meadow saxifrage.
  • Among the common wildflowers are one-flowered cinquefoil, woolly lousewort, alpine willowherb, three saxifrages, and an Indian paintbrush.
  • Gentians and meadow saxifrage can still be found on the open downland. Times, Sunday Times
  • Less common species are meadow saxifrage, green-winged orchid, common twayblade and lesser butterfly-orchid.
  • Is not ---- 's last novel a better antidote against melancholy, stupendously absurd as it is, than foalfoot or plantain, featherfew or savin, agrimony or saxifrage, or any other herb in old Robert Burton's pharmacopoeia? The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 21, July, 1859
  • Groundlayer species are typical mesic woodland plants such as bedstraws, large-leaved aster, golden saxifrage (in springs), baneberries, miterworts, spring beauty, Canada mayflower, wild geranium, and violets.
  • We walked ashore among delicate Svalbard poppies and purple-flowering saxifrage.
  • I went hiking and I saw jagged cliffs, rolling tundra and delicate purple saxifrage.
  • Species present include great burnet, meadowsweet, greater spearwort, tubular water-dropwort and pepper-saxifrage.
  • Alpine forget-me-nots, snow gentian, moss campion and an abundance of saxifrages grow here on the steep slopes.
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