erect stem

erect stem

[i′rekt ′stem]
(botany)
A stem that stands, having a vertical or upright habit.
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Vaurie (1948) reported a dead adult in the erect stem of a soybean in South Carolina in Nov (no year or date mentioned), but did not list soybean as a larval host plant.
The RHS describes Eucomis as bulbous perennials forming a large basal rosette of strap-shaped leaves, with an erect stem bearing a dense raceme of star-shaped flowers, topped by a crown of leafy bracts.
You might also like to try some of the colourful annual hybrids of Impatiens Balsamina, the Garden Balsam, that produce an erect stem up to 75 cm (30") high with large clusters of pink, purple and white flowers.
Main erect stem unbranched; plants pale green, usually dying back during winter; plants primarily of wetland communities Lycopodiella
Fritillaria meleagris is a bulbous perennial which produces a single, relatively large, nodding bell-flower on an erect stem some 20cm (8in) tall.
Cleveland Sage: This sun-loving, perenial shrub has wide, 4-foot-tall erect stems with fragrant gray foliage and lavender-colored flowers that bloom from May to August.
Presenter Fern Britton, 56, found it hard to suppress her giggles as the green-fingered enthusiasts marvelled over their huge melons, fat bottoms, erect stems and ripe plums.
Presenter Fern Britton, 56, found it hard to suppress her giggles as the greenngered enthusiasts marvelled over their huge melons, fat bottoms, erect stems and ripe plums.
They have attractive grassy leaves and erect stems bearing up to 10 hooded, pure white flowers each with a prominent blotch of purple in the throat.
Among the best in autumn is Stipa gigantea, or golden oats, originally from Spain and Portugal, which forms neat hummocks of narrow mid-green leaves to 70cm (28in) long, carrying clouds of green flowers on erect stems to 1.
Prizewinner in the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show, the plant's tall, erect stems are festooned with ever-so-blue saucer-shaped flowers and rosettes of clean green leaves.