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  1. purple saxifrage, Saxifraga oppositifolianoun

    plants forming dense cushions with bright reddish-lavender flowers; rocky areas of Europe and Asia and western North America


  1. saxifraga oppositifolia

    Saxifraga oppositifolia, commonly known as purple saxifrage or purple mountain saxifrage, is a species of flowering plant in the family Saxifragaceae. It is a low-growing, perennial plant known for its bright purple flowers, which bloom in early spring. The plant is commonly found in alpine and arctic environments, often growing in crevices of rocks. Its name oppositifolia refers to its leaves which grow in opposite pairs along the stems.


  1. Saxifraga oppositifolia

    Saxifraga oppositifolia, the purple saxifrage or purple mountain saxifrage, is a species of edible plant that is very common all over the high Arctic and also some high mountainous areas further south, including northern Britain, the Alps and the Rocky Mountains. It is even known to grow on Kaffeklubben Island in north Greenland, at 83°40'N, the most northerly plant locality in the world. It is a low-growing, densely or loosely matted plant growing to 3–5 cm high, with somewhat woody branches of creeping or trailing habit close to the surface. The leaves are small, rounded, scale-like, opposite in 4 rows, with ciliated margins. The flowers are solitary on short stalks, petals purple or lilac, much longer than the calyx lobes. It is one of the very first spring flowers, continuing to flower during the whole summer in localities where the snow melts later. The flowers grow to about 0.5 inches in diametre. It grows in all kinds of cold temperate to arctic habitats, from sea level up to 1000 m, in many places colouring the landscape. It is a popular plant in alpine gardens, though difficult to grow in warm climates. It serves as the territorial flower of Nordland county in Norway, Nunavut in Canada and the county flower of County Londonderry in Northern Ireland.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saxifraga oppositifolia in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saxifraga oppositifolia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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