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Definition of Meadow saxifrage
Meadow saxifrageSaxifrage Sax"i*frage (?; 48), n. [L. saxifraga, from
saxifragus stone-breaking; saxum rock + frangere to break:
cf. F. saxifrage. See Fracture, and cf. Sassafras,
Any plant of the genus Saxifraga, mostly perennial herbs
growing in crevices of rocks in mountainous regions.
Burnet saxifrage, a European umbelliferous plant
Golden saxifrage, a low half-succulent herb
(Chrysosplenium oppositifolium) growing in rivulets in
Europe; also, C. Americanum, common in the United
States. See also under Golden.
Meadow saxifrage, or Pepper saxifrage. See under
Meadow. Meadow saxifrageMeadow Mead"ow, a.
Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow;
produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. ``Fat meadow
Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see
the particular word in the Vocabulary.
Meadow beauty. (Bot.) Same as Deergrass.
Meadow foxtail (Bot.), a valuable pasture grass
(Alopecurus pratensis) resembling timothy, but with
Meadow grass (Bot.), a name given to several grasses of the
genus Poa, common in meadows, and of great value for nay
and for pasture. See Grass.
Meadow hay, a coarse grass, or true sedge, growing in
uncultivated swamp or river meadow; -- used as fodder or
bedding for cattle, packing for ice, etc. [Local, U. S.]
Meadow hen. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The American bittern. See Stake-driver.
(b) The American coot (Fulica).
(c) The clapper rail.
Meadow lark (Zo["o]l.), any species of Sturnella, a genus
of American birds allied to the starlings. The common
species (S. magna) has a yellow breast with a black
Meadow mouse (Zo["o]l.), any mouse of the genus Arvicola,
as the common American species A. riparia; -- called
also field mouse, and field vole.
Meadow mussel (Zo["o]l.), an American ribbed mussel
(Modiola plicatula), very abundant in salt marshes.
Meadow ore (Min.), bog-iron ore, a kind of limonite.
Meadow parsnip. (Bot.) See under Parsnip.
Meadow pink. (Bot.) See under Pink.
Meadow pipit (Zo["o]l.), a small singing bird of the genus
Anthus, as A. pratensis, of Europe.
Meadow rue (Bot.), a delicate early plant, of the genus
Thalictrum, having compound leaves and numerous white
flowers. There are many species.
Meadow saffron. (Bot.) See under Saffron.
Meadow sage. (Bot.) See under Sage.
Meadow saxifrage (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant of Europe
(Silaus pratensis), somewhat resembling fennel.
Meadow snipe (Zo["o]l.), the common or jack snipe.
Meaning of Meadow saxifrage from wikipedia
granulata, commonly called meadow saxifrage
, is a species
of flowering plant
of the genus Saxifraga
in the family
- Saxifraga globulifera
– Gibraltar saxifrage Saxifraga granulata
L. – meadow saxifrage
saxifrage, fair maids
(type species) Saxifraga
- pyramidal orchid
and wild thyme. Rarer species include
**** toadflax, meadow saxifrage
, early gentian
sedge. Butterflies include dingy
are 164 vascular plant species
in the Norwegian Arctic archipelago
of Svalbard. This figure
does not include
algae, mosses, and lichens, which
- Saxifraga stolonifera
is a perennial flowering plant known
by several common
names, including creeping
is a 4.3 hectare biological
Site of Special Scientific Interest north
in Leicestershire.This traditionally managed
- Boddington Meadow
is a 2.3 hectare nature reserve
east of Upper Boddington
in Northamptonshire. It is managed
by the Wildlife Trust
for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire...
(adder's-tongue), green winged orchid
(Orchis morio), meadow saxifrage
(Saxifraga granulata), Oxeye daisy
(Leucanthemum vulgare), yellow
- dog's-tail. A knoll
in the north
of the site has uncommon flora
such as meadow saxifrage
stork's-bill and subterranean
- and Snow Hill, and a pond between Rushbrook Close
Close. Meadow saxifrage
and field woodrush flower
in the spring
in the meadow
area, and invertebrates...
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