western saxifrage

noun
saxifrage having loose clusters of white flowers on hairy stems growing from a cluster of basal leaves; moist slopes of western North America
Hypernyms: ↑saxifrage, ↑breakstone, ↑rockfoil
Member Holonyms: ↑Saxifraga, ↑genus Saxifraga

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