Definition of Saxifragaceae

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 Saxifragaceae

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
Saxonists
Saxons
Saxony
Saxony-Anhalt

Literary usage of Saxifragaceae

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"In wet places, mountains of Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. July-Sept. Family 47. saxifragaceae Dumort. Anal. Fam. 36. 1829. ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"saxifragaceae Dumort. Anal. Fain. 36. 1829. SAXIFRAGE FAMILY. Herbs, shrubs, vines, or trees, with basal or alternate or opposite leaves. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"saxifragaceae Dumort. Anal. Fam. 36. 1829. SAXIFRAGE FAMILY. Herbs, shrubs, vines, or trees, with basal or alternate or opposite leaves. ..."

4. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1897)
"... upland soils, often as a weed in cultivated fields. The seeds, called chep'-sam, are parched and ground for food. saxifragaceae Philadelphia lewisii ..."

5. Flora of Vermont: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by Ezra Brainerd, Vermont Botanical Club, Lewis Ralph Jones, Willard Webster Eggleston (1900)
"Fields and roadsides; common. saxifragaceae. SAXIFRAGE FAMILY CHRYSOSPLENIUM C. Americanum, Schwein. Wet shady places ; common. MITELLA. ..."

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