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Category: Botanical Glossary | Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:11 am

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N: The chemical symbol for nitrogen. Is also the first number in the three component fertilizer.

Native A plant Indigenous to an area and has not been introduced.
You will find this term in the Plants edit section under the Plant Type category.

Naturalize Bulbs: Introducing bulbs to an area where they are not native.

Natural Selection: The process of plants with superior inherited traits that allows then to survive where other plant populations diminish or become extinct.

Nectar: The fluid produced by a flower and consumed by bees, insects and hummingbirds.

Neutral 7.0: Represents the midpoint of the pH scale Neither acidic or alkaline. Example: Pure water (H2O)
You will find this term in the Plants edit section under the Soil pH category.

Night Blooming: A plant with a nocturnal bloom period. Example the Cereus Cactus.
You will find this term in the Plants edit section under the Plant Type category.

Nitrogen Fixation: Process by which nitrogen from the air is converted by the plant into compounds the plant can use.

Nocturnal: Active during the nighttime hours. Examples: Evening Primrose, Casablanca Lily, owls and raccoons.

Node: The portion of a plant stem that is the staring point for leaves and branches.

Noxious: When it applies to plants it usually refers to substances or qualities of a plant species that are poisonous, foul smelling or harmful.

Nut: A seed surrounded by a hard shell.




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