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Botany

The study of plants.

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Perennial Plants

Plants that grow year after year.

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Annual Plants

Plants that live for only one year.

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Biennial Plants

Plants that live for two years.

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Vegetative Organs

The parts of a plant (such as stems, roots, and leaves) that are not involved in reproduction.

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Reproductive Plant Organs

The parts of a plant (such as flowers, fruits, and seeds) involved in reproduction.

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Undifferentiated Cells

Cells that have not specialized in any particular function.

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Xylem

Nonliving vascular tissue that carries water an dissolved minerals from the root of the plant to its leaves.

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Phloem

Living vascular tissue that carries sugar and organic substances throughout a plan.

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Leaf Mosaic

The arrangement of leaves on the stem of a plant.

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Leaf Margin

The characteristics of the leaf edge.

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Deciduous Plant

A plant that loses its leaves for winter.

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Girdling

The process of cutting away a ring of inner and outer bark all the way around a tree trunk.

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Alternation Of Generations

A life cycle in which there is both a multicellular diploid form and a multicellular haploid form.

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Dominant Generation

In the alternation of generations, the generation that occupies the largest portion of the life cycle.

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Pollen

A fine dust that contains the sperm of seed-producing plants.

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Cotyledon

A "seed leaf" which develops as a part of the seed. It provides nutrients to the development seedling and eventually becomes the first leaf of the plant.