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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.
Beset with fine barbs.
Land with sparse vegetation, often with bedrock at or very near the surface (especially in mountainous states, often populated with scrubby pines).
Pertaining to the base of the plant or some organ of the plant.
Attached by the base.
A slender terminal process, usually abruptly differentiated from the general outline of the organ from which it originates; usually applied to fruits and pistils.
A usually fleshy or pulpy fruit, typically with two or more seeds developed from a single ovary.
Convex on both surfaces.
Having two teeth.
A plant which requires two years to complete a life cycle, the first year typically forming a rosette, the second year forming an inflorescence.
Cleft into two parts, usually at the summit of some organ.
A cross between two species of different genera.
Two lipped; most often applied to zygomorphic perianths.
Having two equal sides on either side of an axis.
Referring to a calyx or corolla that is zygomorphic, capable of being divided into two equal halves along one plane only.
Having two lobes.
Twice pinnately compound.
Twice ternate; when the divisions of a ternate leaf are divided into three.
Having two sides or units originating at a common point.
An inflated sac or receptacle containing a fluid.
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The expanded portion of a foliar or floral organ.
A whitish powdery covering of the surface, often of a waxy nature.
A wetland, usually peaty, in which the substrate is typically acid.
A strong unbranched caudex; the trunk of a tree.
Like a bunch of grapes.
A reduced leaf or scale, typically one which subtends a pedicel or inflorescence, but it also can refer to minute leaves on a stem.
Pertaining to a bract.
A small bract, typically that which subtends a flower, the pedicel of which is already subtended by a bract.
A secondary bract, as one upon the pedicel of a flower.
A division of a branch, smaller than the main branch.
Stiff hair or trichome.
Having broad and flat leaves that persist from year to year
Referring especially to the color of foliage after a winter; usually a metallic bronze or coppery color.
Very young developing tissue enclosed in scales or valves.
A short, often subglobose, stem surrounded by scales or modified leaves, typically underground.
A small, usually axillary bulb-like organ.
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A small bulbiform organ, particularly one proliferating from a leaf axil or sterile flower.
Having the character of a bulb.
Blistered or puckered.
A spiny or prickly, usually dry, fruit or cluster of fruits.
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