X: Words and Terms beginning with X

Category: Botanical Glossary | Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:49 am


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Xeriscaping: An alternative method of gardening that relies on little or no irrigation as a water source.
You will find this term in the plants edit section under
the Suitable for category.

Xerosere: A sucession of plants in a reduced moisture environment i.e. desert or rocky terrain..

Xerophyte: A plant able to withstand extended periods of drought, often adapted to conserve water. Examples: Peruvian apple cactus and the California poppy.

Xylem: A transport system for water and nutrients. Like the veins and arteries in your body these plant systems are the highways for water and nutrients. The Xylem moves water and minerals from the root to provide for plant growth.
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