Saxifrage

Definition of Saxifrage

Sax´i`frage
n.1.(Bot.) Any plant of the genus Saxifraga, mostly perennial herbs growing in crevices of rocks in mountainous regions.
Burnet saxifrage
a European umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella Saxifraga).
Golden saxifrage
a low half-succulent herb (Chrysosplenium oppositifolium) growing in rivulets in Europe; also, C. Americanum, common in the United States. See also under Golden.
Meadow saxifrage
See under Meadow.

Related Words

breakstone, fair-maids-of-France, genus Saxifraga, herb, herbaceous plant, meadow saxifrage, mossy saxifrage, mother-of-thousands, purple saxifrage, rockfoil, Saxifraga, Saxifraga aizoides, Saxifraga granulata, Saxifraga hypnoides, Saxifraga occidentalis, Saxifraga oppositifolia, Saxifraga sarmentosam, Saxifraga stellaris, Saxifraga stolonifera, star saxifrage, starry saxifrage, strawberry geranium, strawberry saxifrage, western saxifrage, yellow mountain saxifrage
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