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n. - Low-growing chiefly perennial plant usually with small white flowers suitable for e.g. rock gardens; Low-growing herb having clusters of small white four-petaled flowers;

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  • The slide passed, the path winds through dense, low spruce growth, and, the last steep cliffs gradually overcome, the extreme limit of tree vegetation (four thousand eight...
  • Characteristic sandy seashore plants are sea sandwort Honckenya peploides and lyme-grass Elymus mollis.
  • White mountain-avens may cover entire ridges in the Alaska Range, associated with moss campion, black oxytrope, arctic sandwort, lichens, grasses, and sedges.
  • (Stellaria media), sandwort (Spergula), and some willow-herbs for more
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