Glossary of commonly used botanical terms and their definitions. Use the search bar below to look up a botanical term.
Stolon - A horizontal above ground stem.
UPL - Upland - Nonhydrophyte. Almost never occurs in wetlands.
Special Value to Bumble Bees - Recognized by pollination ecologists as attracting large numbers of bumble bees.
Solitary - Borne singly; alone.
EMP - Eastern Mountains and Piedmont - NWPL Region
Crenate - Having rounded teeth along the margin.
Peduncle - The stalk of a solitary flower or of a cluster of flowers.
Bulb - A thick, rounded, underground organ consisting of layered, fleshy leaves and membranes.
Infructescence - A group of fruits and associated parts arising from an inflorescence. An inflorescence with mature or maturing fruit.
Truncate - Ending abruptly, e.g., a leaf blade squared at the base.