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Category: Botanical Glossary | Posted: Mon Nov 10, 2014 2:20 pm

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Jerry

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Ultradian rhythm: A cycle with a period shorter than 24 hours but longer than an hour.

Umbelliferae: Plants that have flower heads shaped like umbrellas. These include carrots, parsley, celery, dill, anise.
In post of 11-6-14 by Marlingardner

Undershrub: A low shrub that often grows under taller trees.

Understory:The layer of shorter trees & shrubs which grow beneath much taller trees. Suggested by Cayuga Morning

Undulate: wave like. Example:the leaf of a beech tree. Look at the leaf sideways.
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the leaf shape category.

Unifoliate: With a single leaf
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the leaf shape category.

Unisexual: A plant containing both male and female reproductive organs.


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Comments

Cayuga Morning wrote on Sun Jan 04, 2015 11:35 pm:


how about understory? The lay of shorter trees & shrubs which grow beneath much taller trees?




Cayuga Morning wrote on Sun Jan 04, 2015 11:36 pm:


I meant to say 'layer' of shorter trees & shrubs





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