purple saxifrage


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Noun1.purple saxifrage - plants forming dense cushions with bright reddish-lavender flowerspurple saxifrage - plants forming dense cushions with bright reddish-lavender flowers; rocky areas of Europe and Asia and western North America
genus Saxifraga, Saxifraga - type genus of the Saxifragaceae; large genus of usually perennial herbs of Arctic and cool regions of northern hemisphere: saxifrage
breakstone, rockfoil, saxifrage - any of various plants of the genus Saxifraga
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My analysis of the long-term phenology monitoring data from Tanquary Fiord showed that the midsummer-flowering mountain avens (Dryas integrifolia Vahl) has significantly advanced its flowering and fruiting times over the 20 years of monitoring, while the early spring-flowering purple saxifrage {Saxifraga oppositifolia L.
La Prairie's Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Complex is composed of purple saxifrage, Soldanella alpina and Swiss snow algae, three plants that thrive in the harshest ice-covered mountains of Switzerland.
COLD COMFORT IMBUING your skin with the survival instincts of an Arctic ice climber, La Prairie Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Emulsion is infused with a bio-tech complex derived from purple saxifrage, Swiss snow algae and saponaria puminara - plants found on the loftiest ledges of the Alps.
Arctic |the stunning visitors Scenes switch from the Arctic desert of Torellneset, where thigmotactic walruses snuggle together on shingle beaches and diminutive purple saxifrage grow in ancient whale graves, to the brilliant 30m ice cliffs of Brasvellbreen, caving to form a sea of Slush Puppy.
Arctic foxes |the stunning visitors could Scenes switch from the Arctic desert of Torellneset, where thigmotactic walruses snuggle together on shingle beaches and diminutive purple saxifrage grow in ancient whale graves, to the brilliant 30m ice cliffs of Brasvellbreen, caving to form a sea of Slush Puppy.
The crevices (grykes) of the limestone pavements provide the right sheltered and shady conditions for relatively rare plants like purple saxifrage, yellow saxifrage, alpine meadow grass, hoary whitlow grass, lesser meadow-rue, wall lettuce, and baneberry.