Soapwort shrinkage (image) Trinity College Dublin Share Print E-Mail Caption The spatule-leaved soapwort (Saponaria bellidifolia) resorts to shrinkage to persist in less favorable climates. Credit Trinity College Dublin. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.