The fruit of Quercus (Oak)
Occurring in other than the usual location, ie: roots on stems, buds on leaves
Means a plant requires two latinized names
Sends branches almost straight up, tapering slightly at the top. (ie: Skyrocket Juniper)
Solid, swollen part of the stem, subterranean (Crocus, Gladiolus)
Spreads out horizontally.
man made and discovered
– cultivated vegetatively
Non evergreen woody plants. Leaves drop each fall. Influenced by temperature and light.
Male and female flowers on separate plants
A stone fruit. ie: peach, walnut. Seed is enclosed in fleshy outer layers
Refers to the group to which the plant belongs.
Refers to vertical growth
* slow = 12″ or less/annum
* medium 13″ -24″ per annum
* fast 25″+ per annum
Ability of plants to survive extremes in climate
Union of two species of the same genus
Forms curved outline without being pruned
Particular member of group or genus. Usually descriptive.
A natural occurring population of plants of one species, different enough from that species to require a different name. Reproduces naturally from seed.
Shrubby, grows outward & upward, widens near top.
Source: Pioneerthinking.com – Ingredients for a Simple life
Photo. Eszter Miller