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Definition of Saxicolous

growing or living among rocks

Examples of Saxicolous in a sentence

Lichen is a saxicolous organism that arises from algae and thrives on fresh rock.

Saxicolous moss took over the rock wall and covered almost every inch of the stones.

Living among the desert rocks, the saxicolous lizards made the best of their stony homes.

Special saxicolous fungi is different than plants as it is multi-cellular and thrives among rocks and pillars.

The weathering of rocks affects saxicolous animals and plants that consider these stones their home.

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