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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.
The overall appearance of a plant
Preferring saline soils.
A plant that grows in saline soils.
Resembling an arrowhead, particularly with respect to the lobed basal portion, which is usually at about right angles to the main portion.
More or less hastate.
In parasitic plants, a specialized outgrowth of a stem or root, serving for the absorption of food, as in the dodders.
A dense, compact cluster of mostly sessile flowers. [Plate 8] Also used to describe the inflorescence in the Asteraceae family.
Broad, with two rounded lobes.
Refers to racemes or spikes which are coiled from the tip downward with successive lateral branches arising on the same side.
A hood-shaped organ, usually a petal, best exemplified in the genus Aconitum.
A non-woody, non-grass-like plant.
Referring to green leaves and shoots.
The scar or point of attachment of the seed.
The unusual fruit exemplified by the genus Rosa.
Beset with stiff or stiffish, usually straight, hairs.
Coarsely hirsute or bristly-hairy.
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Pubescent with close, fine, usually grayish or whitish, hairs.
Specifically, that part of the milkweed flower in which the stamens are greatly modified into hood-like organs; in general, an organ which is arched or concave. [Plate 10]
A incurved body often present in the hooded body of milkweed flowers.
Spreading over the ground.
A small, low mound in an otherwise wet plant community.
Transparent or translucent.
The progeny of sexual reproduction between two different, recognized species.
Produced from two species.
Referring to the wet mesophytic swamps behind the high dunes near Lake Michigan.
Floral tube formed by the adnation of the sepals, petals, and stamens; most commonly tubular and simulating a calyx tube.
The disk-like structure subtending the ovary in the genus Scleria.
Flower with the calyx situated below the ovary.
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