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adj. - Growing on or living among rocks.

Usage examples (12)
  • Alyssum saxatile, with its sheet of gold, and the dear forget-me-nots, both grow well beneath the tulips.
  • (Orthotricum saxatile; Pottia trunculata) spoken of in contrast to the grandeur of the cedar.
  • For few innocent minded persons would ever guess that Alyssum saxatile meant golden basket, or that Lychnis flos-cuculi and ragged robin were one and the same.
  • It is a picturesque spot, a sort of deep and narrow valley, hidden between two perpendicular walls of rock, the surface of which is studded with clumps of saxatile... for more
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