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St Patrick's cabbage

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Definition of St Patrick's cabbage in English:

noun

A European saxifrage with a rosette of long-stalked leaves and branching clusters of small white flowers.
  • Saxifraga spathularis, family Saxifragaceae
Example sentences
  • The damp rocks are colonised by St Patrick's Cabbage, a saxifrage almost identical to London Pride, and a variety of mosses, ferns, and liverworts.
  • Prominent among these plants was that saxifrage, lovingly known in the Irish countryside as St Patrick's Cabbage.

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