saxifrage family

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Noun1.saxifrage family - a large and diverse family of evergreen or deciduous herbssaxifrage family - a large and diverse family of evergreen or deciduous herbs; widely distributed in northern temperate and cold regions; sometimes includes genera of the family Hydrangeaceae
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
order Rosales, Rosales - in some classifications this category does not include Leguminosae
genus Saxifraga, Saxifraga - type genus of the Saxifragaceae; large genus of usually perennial herbs of Arctic and cool regions of northern hemisphere: saxifrage
genus Astilbe - chiefly Asiatic perennials: spirea
genus Bergenia - genus of perennial spring-blooming rhizomatous herbs with thick evergreen leaves; eastern Asia
Boykinia, genus Boykinia - genus of perennial rhizomatous herbs with flowers in panicles; North America; Japan
Chrysosplenium, genus Chrysosplenium - genus of widely distributed semiaquatic herbs with minute greenish-yellow apetalous flowers
Francoa, genus Francoa - perennial evergreen herbs with white or pink flowers; Chile
genus Heuchera, Heuchera - genus of North American herbs with basal cordate or orbicular leaves and small panicled flowers
genus Leptarrhena, Leptarrhena - one species: leatherleaf saxifrage
genus Lithophragma, Lithophragma - small genus of perennial herbs of the western North America
genus Mitella, Mitella - genus of low slender herbs of North America and northeastern Asia having flowers with trifid or pinnatifid petals
genus Parnassia - genus of bog herbs of Arctic and northern temperate regions
genus Suksdorfia - small genus of rhizomatous herbs of northwestern America and South America
genus Tellima, Tellima - genus of hardy perennials with palmately lobed leaves and long racemes of small nodding five-petaled flowers; western North America
genus Tiarella, Tiarella - small genus of North American herbs having mostly basal leaves and slender racemes of delicate white flowers
genus Tolmiea, Tolmiea - one species: pickaback plant
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Family Name (Latin and Common): gaceae, the Saxifrage family
Family Name (Latin and Common): Saxifragaceae, the Saxifrage family