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  1. mountain avens, Dryas octopetalanoun

    creeping evergreen shrub with large white flowers; widely distributed in northern portions of Eurasia and North America

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  1. Dryas octopetala

    Dryas octopetala, the mountain avens, eightpetal mountain-avens, white dryas or white dryad, is an Arctic–alpine flowering plant in the family Rosaceae. It is a small prostrate evergreen subshrub forming large colonies. The specific epithet octopetala derives from Greek octo 'eight' and petalon 'petal', referring to the eight petals of the flower, an unusual number in the Rosaceae, where five is the normal number. However, flowers with up to 16 petals also occur naturally. As a floral emblem, it is the official territorial flower of the Northwest Territories and the national flower of Iceland.

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  1. dryas octopetala

    Dryas octopetala, commonly known as white dryas or mountain avens, is a small perennial flowering plant belonging to the family Rosaceae. It typically grows in arctic and alpine regions, and is characterized by its eight-petal white flowers. The plant prefers well-draining, rocky or sandy soils and is often one of the first species to colonize areas left barren by glaciers. It is commonly used as a valuable indicator species in climate change studies.

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  1. Dryas octopetala

    Dryas octopetala is an arctic-alpine flowering plant in the family Rosaceae. It is a small prostrate evergreen subshrub forming large colonies. The specific epithet octopetala derives from the Greek octo and petalon, referring to the eight petals of the flower, an unusual number in the Rosaceae, where five is the normal number. However, flowers with up to 16 petals also occur naturally.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dryas octopetala in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dryas octopetala in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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