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.
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biennial plant

A plant whose life cycle is completed in two growing seasons.
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Nearby are purple flowered geraniums and another biennial plant, hesperis, the sweet rocket with its 3ft tall shoots covered in sweet smelling mauve flowers.
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What: Hardy biennial plant which grows to 4ft tall.
The biennial Plant and Asset Management Exhibition, co-located alongside; Drives & Controls, European Offshore Energy, Air-Tech and Fluid Power & Systems Exhibitions--is once again set to return to Birmingham's NEC (Halls 3/3A) from 12-14th April 2016, alongside MACH 2016 and National Electronics Week 2016.
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