star saxifrage

noun
small often mat-forming alpine plant having small starlike white flowers; Europe
Hypernyms: ↑saxifrage, ↑breakstone, ↑rockfoil
Member Holonyms: ↑Saxifraga, ↑genus Saxifraga

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noun
: a small arctic or alpine saxifrage (Saxifraga stellaris) having small starlike white flowers

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star saxifrage,
a small saxifrage found northward in both hemispheres having white starry flowers.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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