Definition of Saxifraga occidentalis
1. Noun. Saxifrage having loose clusters of white flowers on hairy stems growing from a cluster of basal leaves; moist slopes of western North America.
Group relationships: Genus Saxifraga, Saxifraga
Generic synonyms: Breakstone, Rockfoil, Saxifrage
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saxifraga Occidentalis
Literary usage of Saxifraga occidentalis
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1. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1896)
"Saxifraga occidentalis, Wat. Eagle Pass, west of Revelstoke, BC, 1890. (John Macoun.) All western references under S. Virginiensis, in Prof. ..."
2. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1907)
"Saxifraga occidentalis Wats. Lakes Louise and Mirror. Saxifraga oppositifolia L. Banff, Lakes Louise and Agnes, and near the Laughing Falls in the Yoho ..."
3. Bulletin of the University of Montana by University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.) (1903)
"Leaves very variable. Saxifraga reflexa Hook. McDonald Lake in the Mission Mountains, Sperry Glacier. Saxifraga occidentalis Wat. ..."