Definition of Saxifraga oppositifolia

1. Noun. Plants forming dense cushions with bright reddish-lavender flowers; rocky areas of Europe and Asia and western North America.

Exact synonyms: Purple Saxifrage
Group relationships: Genus Saxifraga, Saxifraga
Generic synonyms: Breakstone, Rockfoil, Saxifrage



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saxifraga Oppositifolia

Sawneys
Sawyer
Saxbe fix
Saxe
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Saxe-gothea
Saxe-gothea conspicua
Saxegothea
Saxicola
Saxicola rubetra
Saxicola torquata
Saxifraga aizoides
Saxifraga granulata
Saxifraga hypnoides
Saxifraga occidentalis
Saxifraga oppositifolia
Saxifraga sarmentosam
Saxifraga stellaris
Saxifraga stolonifera
Saxifragaceae
Saxo Grammaticus
Saxon
Saxon blue
Saxondom
Saxonian
Saxonians
Saxonic
Saxonism
Saxonisms
Saxonist

Literary usage of Saxifraga oppositifolia

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

1. Journals of the first, second and third voyages for the discovery of a north by William Edward Parry (1828)
"... and we found, for the first time this season, the saxifraga oppositifolia coming out in flower, a remark which I afterwards found to occur in the ..."

2. The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in Search by John Muir (1917)
"... of the plants found here are Rhododendron kamtschaticum, Pall., and the handsome blue-flowered saxifraga oppositifolia, L., both of which are abundant. ..."

3. A Thousand Days in the Arctic by Frederick George Jackson (1899)
"saxifraga oppositifolia is much scarcer here than on any other cape. ... saxifraga oppositifolia, L. Saxifraga caespitosa, L. Saxifraga or- nua, ..."

4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1832)
"saxifraga oppositifolia. Dryas octopetala. Rhodiola rosea. ticularly struck with the rapid descent of alpine vegetation as he went west. ..."

5. Journals of the first, second and third voyages for the discovery of a north by William Edward Parry (1828)
"... and we found, for the first time this season, the saxifraga oppositifolia coming out in flower, a remark which I afterwards found to occur in the ..."

6. The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in Search by John Muir (1917)
"... of the plants found here are Rhododendron kamtschaticum, Pall., and the handsome blue-flowered saxifraga oppositifolia, L., both of which are abundant. ..."

7. A Thousand Days in the Arctic by Frederick George Jackson (1899)
"saxifraga oppositifolia is much scarcer here than on any other cape. ... saxifraga oppositifolia, L. Saxifraga caespitosa, L. Saxifraga or- nua, ..."

8. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1832)
"saxifraga oppositifolia. Dryas octopetala. Rhodiola rosea. ticularly struck with the rapid descent of alpine vegetation as he went west. ..."

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