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Category: Botanical Glossary | Posted: Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:28 am

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Halosere:A community of plants in transition(seral) that can live in saline conditions i.e. a salt marsh

Halophyte: A plant that can tolerate a saline environment.

Hanging Basket A plant container suspended by rope, chain or plastic support typically used to display a suitable plant.
You will find this word in the Plants edit section under the Suitable For category.

Hardiness zone: A geological area defining winter temperature used to denote limitations of plant viability. Often given in numbers ranging from 1(extreme cold) to 15(extreme heat)

Hastate: Shaped is pointed at the tip, widening to the base that forms pointed lobes resembling barbs.
You will find this word in the plants edit section under
You will find this term in the Plants edit section under theLeaf Shape category.

Hedging/Screening A plant that grows with sufficient height and thickness to form a barrier and/or privacy.
You will find this word in the Plants edit section under the Suitable For category.

Heliotropic: Most plants are heliotropic, in the sense that they adjust their leaf angles to intercept more sun in low light conditions (and some
also adjust to avoid light when subjected to heat or water stress).

Hemiepiphytic An epiphyte that spends only part of its life as a non terrestrial plant.

Herb:An herb is a seed bearing plant used to flavor food, provide fragrance and is used in medicine. As a non-woody plant herbs die back to the ground.
You will find this term in the Plants edit section under the Plant Type category.

Herbaceous: Refers to non-woody plants that die back to the ground.
You will find this term in the Plants edit section under the Plant Type category.

Houseplant: A plant located in a building usually to remove it from detrimental weather conditions.

Hip: The fruit of a rose

Hummingbirds: Refers to flowers that attract hummingbirds with sufficient nectar.
You will find this term in the Plants edit section under the Plant Type category.

hybrid: A plant that is the product of a cross between different species variety or genus.

Hydrosere: A community of plants living in a saline environment like a salt marsh


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