Definition of Saxifrage family

1. Noun. A large and diverse family of evergreen or deciduous herbs; widely distributed in northern temperate and cold regions; sometimes includes genera of the family Hydrangeaceae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saxifrage Family

saxefras
saxello
saxes
saxhorn
saxhorns
saxicava
saxicavid
saxicavids
saxicavous
saxicoline
saxicolous
saxicolous plant
saxifraga
saxifragaceous
saxifrage
saxifrage family (current term)
saxifrages
saxifragous
saxion
saxions
saxist
saxists
saxitoxin
saxitoxins
saxon
saxonies
saxonite
saxonites
saxophone
saxophones

Literary usage of Saxifrage family

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

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"saxifrage family. 1829. Herbs, shrubs, vines, or trees, with basal or alternate or opposite leaves. ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"Across the path from the orpine family will be found the three beds devoted to the saxifrage family. The heart-leaved saxifrage, with its large thick leaves ..."

3. Mountain Wild Flowers of America: A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names by Julia W. Henshaw (1906)
"saxifrage family Stems: six to fifteen inches high, rigid, with one or two small leaves with sheathing petioles. Leaves: obovate, coarsely serrate above ths ..."

4. Mountain Wild Flowers of Canada: A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names and by Julia Wilmotte Henshaw (1906)
"saxifrage family Stems: six to fifteen inches high, rigid, with one or two small leaves with sheathing petioles. Leaves: obovate, coarsely serrate above the ..."

5. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"saxifrage family. 1829. Herbs, shrubs, vines, or trees, with basal or alternate or opposite leaves. ..."

6. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"Across the path from the orpine family will be found the three beds devoted to the saxifrage family. The heart-leaved saxifrage, with its large thick leaves ..."

7. Mountain Wild Flowers of America: A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names by Julia W. Henshaw (1906)
"saxifrage family Stems: six to fifteen inches high, rigid, with one or two small leaves with sheathing petioles. Leaves: obovate, coarsely serrate above ths ..."

8. Mountain Wild Flowers of Canada: A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names and by Julia Wilmotte Henshaw (1906)
"saxifrage family Stems: six to fifteen inches high, rigid, with one or two small leaves with sheathing petioles. Leaves: obovate, coarsely serrate above the ..."

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