alpine brook saxifrage


Definition of alpine brook saxifrage

: a white-flowered herb (Saxifraga rivularis) found on mountain summits and in arctic regions of the northern hemisphere

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First Known Use of alpine brook saxifrage

1800, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alpine brook saxifrage

brook entry 1, probably partial translation of New Latin Saxifraga rivularis

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“Alpine brook saxifrage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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