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Category: Botanical Glossary | Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:47 am

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Wall/Trellis Plants that climb or cascade in such a way as to utilize the wall or trellis in persute of sunlight and enhance their possablilties of propagation.

Water Plant: A plant that by its very nature survives best by having its roots immersed in water.
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the Plant Type category.

Water Shoot: A sprig eminating from the root of a tree.

Weed: A plant considered undesirable, or troublesome, especially one growing where it has not been planted, or is not wanted, as in a garden.
Submitted by Kay

Whorled Having 3 or more leaves per node.
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the Leaf Shape category.

Wildflower: A flower originating in a wild habitat.
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the Plant Type category.

Wildflower Garden: a garden that displays flowers from a wild native habitat
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the suitable for category.

Wilt: The deteration of a leaf by loss of moisture, by disease or by excessive temperature. Suggested by Cayuga Morning

Windbreak:Trees, shrubs, large and medium that impede the wind up to 60%. Trees: Acer campestre (field maple) Acer. platanoides (Norway maple), Populus Balsam Spire (poplar); large bushes:Amelanchier canadensis (serviceberry), Elaeagnus angustifolia (oleaster), Syringa vulgaris (lilac). medium: bushes:Berberis, Tamarix (tamarisk)
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the suitable for category.

Windthrow: The process where trees are felled by severe windstorms. The resulting debris then provides habitat for a host of plants and animals as well as returning carbon to the soil. Other related terms are windprune, windsnap and windtilt. All in some degree, describe the effects to trees of extreme wind storms.

Woodland Garden:A garden typically sited in the shade of large deciduous trees incorporating shade or partial shade loving plants as well as mosses rocks and ferns. Examples: Ferns like Christmas, deer or chain fern, trillium, hostas, jack-in-the-pulpit, Hypum(moss)
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the suitable for category.


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Comments

 

Kay wrote on Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:17 pm:


Weed- a plant considered undesirable, or troublesome, especially one growing where it has not been planted, or is not wanted, as in a garden.




Cayuga Morning wrote on Sun Jan 04, 2015 11:37 pm:


Wilt





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