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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Type genus of the large and diverse family of evergreen or deciduous herbs.

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  • The ancient Romans also had their rock-breaking plant, called Saxifraga, or "sassafras."
  • Soroseris gillii and Saxifraga tangutica in drift stone formations.
  • Spiranthes rubriflora, Berberis pinnata, Saxifraga of Bulphai occur here.
  • All the sections of Saxifraga to which it belongs are fond of good loam, well enriched. for more
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