rock plant


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rock plant

n
(Plants) any plant that grows on rocks or in rocky ground
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rock plant - plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock gardenrock plant - plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock garden
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
lithophyte, lithophytic plant - plant that grows on rocks or stony soil and derives nourishment from the atmosphere
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I was not prepared for the grandeur of the scenery; the workings of an unknown Power greater than that of man were visible at every step; the overhanging crags, the precipices on either hand, the stillness only broken by the voices of the mountain streams, the sternness and wildness of the landscape, relieved here and there by Nature's fairest creations, pine trees that have stood for centuries and delicate rock plants at their feet, all combine to produce sober musings.
The model is to be produced at its Flat Rock plant in Michigan.
AFCO has more than 300 workers at its Little Rock plant and a little more than 100 at its Van Buren location.
The Flat Rock plant will produce Ford's new electric SUV in 2020 and a self-driving vehicle in 2021.
Over that time span, the Little Rock plant has grown by leaps and bounds and is now the largest industrial facility in the Dassault network.
Mustang Unleashed THE first all-new Ford Mustang has rolled off the line at the company's Flat Rock plant in Michigan, marking production of the sixth-generation pony car.
The Little Rock plant is PPG's largest protective and marine coatings facility in the Americas.
Irving, Texas, announced that its Mission Valley Rock plant in Sunol, Calif.
The North Little Rock plant was built and opened in 1956.
Prior Deram Park in Canley is to undergo a major makeover, inspired by elements of the outback - complete with an Ayers Rock plant area.
The Little Rock plant is key to enabling us to serve our growing portfolio of customers in North America," said Roland M Sunden, CEO of LM Glasfiber.
Norampac will utilize the power from the Red Rock plant.