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A non-parasitic plant that grows attached to another plant. They often have aerial roots to collect atmospheric moisture.
Second generation plants resulting from the self-pollination or interpollination of F1 plants.
The insertion of a section of one plant, usually a shoot, into another, so they grow together into a single plant.
Refers to the practice of temporarily planting a tree in a shallow trench until it may planted in its permanent site.
Plants with more than one type of leaf, such as when the leaves of the young plant are different from those in maturity.
Used in reference to plants that look like other plants or inanimate objects, eg, the deadnettle, which looks like the stinging nettle.
Used in reference to plants that die after fruiting. Especially applicable to plants, which grow for several years before producing fruit.
The interval of time during which a plant is dormant. For most plants this occurs during the winter months.
The matted roots and soil of a plant that can be seen when transplanting a pot plant, and which should be kept entire.
The plant on to which a scion from another specimen may be grafted. The rootstock then provides the root system of the new combined plant.