Definition of Rock geranium

1. Noun. Plant with basal leaves mottled with white and flowers in lax panicles on erect stems.

Exact synonyms: Heuchera Americana
Generic synonyms: Alumbloom, Alumroot



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rock Geranium

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rock crabs
rock cress
rock crystal
rock dots
rock dove
rock doves
rock drill
rock elm
rock face
rock faces
rock garden
rock geranium (current term)
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Literary usage of Rock geranium

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1. Edinburgh and Its Neighbourhood, Geological and Historical: With The Geology by Hugh Miller (1864)
"QUEENSFERRY). grant with a strip of rich bean-field, and the ancient escarpment, gorgeous with wild roses and the rock-geranium, rising steep and shaggy ..."

2. In the Hebrides by Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming (1883)
"The delicate purple rock geranium and the white Stellaria (the Star of Bethlehem) grow thickest among " the moist and reedy grass " in these shady nooks; ..."

3. The Cruise of the Betsey: Or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous by Hugh Miller (1860)
"... the lesser rock-geranium. A shower ef drops patters from above among the weeds and rushes of the little pool. My friend the minister stopped short. ..."

4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Heuchera americana L. Alum-root; Rock-geranium Herbaceous perennial Rich woods, rocky slopes and shaly cliffs. A hybrid with H. pubescens has been collected ..."

5. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Heuchera americana L. Alum-root; Rock-geranium Herbaceous perennial Rich woods, rocky slopes and ..."

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