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sarra commented on the word mother of thousands
Any of various plants noted for rapid spread or vegetative reproduction — Oxford English Dictionary
Most commonly Saxifraga stolonifera:
but also the ivy-leaved toadflax, Cymbalaria muralis; Linaria cymbalaria; Tolmiea menziesii; or Campanula rapunculoides.
Other names applied to such plants include piggy-back plant, Youth on Age, mind-your-own-business and wandering Jew.
December 21, 2007
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