Definition of Rockroses

1. Noun. (plural of rockrose) ¹



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Definition of Rockroses

1. rockrose [n] - See also: rockrose

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rockroses

rockists
rocklay
rocklays
rockless
rocklike
rockling
rocklings
rockmelon
rockmelons
rockoon
rockoons
rockpile
rockpiles
rockrose
rockrose family
rockroses (current term)
rocks along
rocksalt
rockscape
rockscapes
rockshaft
rockshafts
rockslide
rockslides
rockstar
rockstardom
rockstars
rocksteady
rocksucker

Literary usage of Rockroses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"These are also called rockroses. They are aromatic shrubs having all parts covered with short or long usually glandular hairs. ..."

2. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"These are also called rockroses. They are aromatic shrubs having all parts covered with short or long usually glandular hairs. The Fio. 32. ..."

3. Cactaceœ of Northeastern and Central Mexico Together with a Synopsis of the by William Edwin Safford (1909)
"... sometimes called " mountain jasmine," with yellow flowers like rockroses (Helianthemum). Characteristic shrubs were a barberry ..."

4. Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by Angus Duncan Webster (1908)
"The rockroses are very valuable shrubs, in that they will succeed on poor, gravelly banks where few other plants could eke out an existence. ..."

5. West Coast of Africa, from Cape Spartel to Cape Agulhas: Including the by United States Hydrographic Office, United States, Hydrographic Office (1893)
"The summit of Green mountain, covered with rockroses and several species of fern and mosses indigenous to the soil, rises a graceful oasis amid waste and ..."

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