Definition of navelwort in English:


Syllabification: na·vel·wort
Pronunciation: /ˈnāvəlˌwərt, -ˌwôrt


A low plant of the borage family that resembles the forget-me-not and is cultivated for ground cover and rock gardens.
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  • But shrubs are bigger than the little navelworts, and our garden space is finite.
  • Prominent conglomerate crags occur at two locations, the faces well-vegetated with navelwort, common polypody, other herbs, ferns, and mosses.
  • Examples of this are certain aeoniums like A. nobilis, A. tabulaeforme, Agave victoria-regina, some large rosulate tillandsias, navelworts, etc.

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