How to use Saxifrage in a sentence
On the mountains of Java there appears to be no truly alpine flora; Saxifrage is not found.
Some species of saxifrage and of ferns also produce buds on their leaves and fronds.
The following purely Caucasian species also grow on the coastfive species of spearwort, three of saxifrage, Aster caucasica, Dioscorea caucasica, Echinops raddeanus, Hedera colchica, Helleborus caucasica and Peucedanum caucasicum.
Other frequent species include meadow brome, meadow foxtail grass pepper saxifrage and meadow sweet.
Pepper saxifrage, normally a lowland plant, and adder's-tongue fern also occur here.Advertisement
Churchyards are often the only place where traditional meadow plants such as ladies ' bedstraw and meadow saxifrage can still flourish.
Two juvenile peregrines flew along a cliff high above us while the local flora included Ramonda, Pyramidal Orchid and Pyrenean Saxifrage.
Northern species include yellow saxifrage Saxifraga aizoides and hair sedge Carex capillaris, both of which are locally abundant in flushed grasslands at Inchrory.
These include tufted saxifrage Saxifraga cespitosa, drooping saxifrage S. cernua and Highland saxifrage S. rivularis.
Flowers could not hide tho and we saw many Black Vanilla Orchids, Alpine Asters and more Pyrenean saxifrage, which was abundant.Advertisement
The vascular plant component is always poor, but richer communities support opposite-leaved golden saxifrage and mossy saxifrage.
Among the plants I saw were monkey flowers and starry saxifrage.
Rarer arctic-Alpines on the site include alpine saw-wort Saussurea alpina, alpine saxifrage Saxifraga nivalis and holly-fern Polystichum lonchitis.
It may simply be a glimpse of raven or peregrine, feral goat or a glowing mass of purple saxifrage.
The center of distribution of marsh saxifrage in the UK is the North Pennines in England.Advertisement
Species within the meadows include Yorkshire fog, great burnet, Lady's bedstraw, common knapweed, meadow vetchling and pepper saxifrage.
When last surveyed in 1999 cowslips, pepper saxifrage, meadowsweet, common knapweed and greater burnet saxifrage were present.
Sneezewort has been recorded on the riverbank and the meadows contain many species such as meadow saxifrage, great burnet and lesser stitchwort.
By the streams are bog stitchwort and opposite-leaved golden saxifrage.
Flowers could not hide tho and we saw many Black Vanilla Orchids, Alpine Asters and more Pyrenean Saxifrage, which was abundant.Advertisement
Rarer arctic-alpines on the site include alpine saw-wort Saussurea alpina, alpine saxifrage Saxifraga nivalis and holly-fern Polystichum lonchitis.
Maidens Wreath (Francoa) - Chilian plants of the Saxifrage family, somewhat tender, and best for dry sheltered positions on warm borders in light loam.
To prevent splashings, the ground might be surfaced with a dwarf mossy Saxifrage or Sandwort.
Rock Beauty (Petrocallis) - P. pyrenaica is a beautiful little alpine plant, forming dense cushions 2 to 3 inches high, resembling a mossy Saxifrage, with fragrant pale lilac flowers, faintly veined, coming in April.