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Golden saxifrage

Any of various low aquatic herbs of the genus Chrysosplenium.  Synonym: golden spleen.

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"Golden saxifrage" Quotes from Famous Books

... filtered down through the bluish haze. I rested and let an hour or two slip by. Then I got up and crossed a little brook and strolled along a narrow path that wound its way through a copse. The ground was starred with wood-anemones, oxlips, violets, cuckoo-flowers, and in damp places with green-golden saxifrage. I came to a small cottage that had pots of flowers in every window. I sat down while a hospitable old woman made coffee and chattered volubly in Flemish. Another soldier arrived soon after. Had I heard ...
— Combed Out • Fritz August Voigt

... halted in the broad, shallow bed of the creek, letting their horses drink from the sparkling water, while the wind rollicked among the meadow bloom of golden saxifrage and scarlet painted-cup and blue spiderwort before them, the only accident of the day occurred; but it was not of a character to disturb their ...
— The Story Of Kennett • Bayard Taylor

Words linked to "Golden saxifrage" :   genus Chrysosplenium, aquatic plant, hydrophyte, Chrysosplenium americanum, Chrysosplenium, water mat, golden spleen, water plant, water carpet, hydrophytic plant

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