Sentence Examples


  • 83 5, Sir George Nares found that vegetation was fairly represented as regards quantity in the poppy, saxifrage and small tufts of grass.
  • On the mountains of Java there appears to be no truly alpine flora; Saxifrage is not found.
  • (Gentiana acaulis) and London pride (Saxifrage umbrosa),, Cerastium tomentosum, Stachys lavata and the beautiful evergreen Veronica rupestris with sheets of bright blue flowers, close to the ground, or by some of the finer grasses very carefully selected, such as the sheep's fescue (Festuca ovina) or its glaucous-leaved variety.
  • Handsome herbs of the saxifrage family.
  • Some species of saxifrage and of ferns also produce buds on their leaves and fronds.

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