biennial plant


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biennial plant

[bī′en·ē·əl ¦plant]
(botany)
A plant that requires two growing seasons to complete its life cycle.

biennial plant

A plant whose life cycle is completed in two growing seasons.
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For example, sugar beet is a biennial plant that is harvested for sugar production after only one growing season.
Nearby are purple flowered geraniums and another biennial plant, hesperis, the sweet rocket with its 3ft tall shoots covered in sweet smelling mauve flowers.
FACTS ON RAGWORT Ragwort is a biennial plant which means it flowers every two years
Its seed heads stiffen into effective burrs only when the biennial plant dies and dries out.
This paper examines several aspects of the expression of inbreeding depression in an outcrossing, obligately biennial plant, Hydrophyllum appendiculatum (Hydrophyllaceae).
What: Hardy biennial plant which grows to 4ft tall.
Contract notice: Biennial plant management of waste water treatment in marina di ragusa.