mother-of-thousands
mother-of-thousands mother-of-thousands n. An East Asiatic saxifrage ({Saxifraga stolonifera}) with racemes of small red-and-white flowers; spreads by numerous creeping stolons; called also {strawberry geranium} and {strawberry saxifrage}.

Syn: strawberry geranium, strawberry saxifrage, {Saxifraga stolonifera}, Saxifraga sarmentosam. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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