The Life cycle view is used to describe the general stature, growth
habit, and life cycle of the specimen.
||This is usually "terrestrial" for most angiosperms and gymnosperms.
Use this item to classify plants as bryophyte (mosses, liverworts,
hornworts), epiphyte (air plants), or aquatic (plants living in water).
||Describes in layman's terms how a plant progresses from germination to
death, something like: annual, biennial or perennial.
||The typical longevity of the plant. This should be one year for
annuals, two years for biennials, and a range of years (two or more) for
||Defines whether this is a deciduous or evergreen species. This is
only applicable to perennials.
||In gardener's terms, what type of plant is this: tree, shrub,
vine, groundcover, flower, etc.
||If this is a tree or shrub how does its visual form appear from a
distance: dense, compact, pyramidal, and so forth.
||If this is a groundcover, vine or flower does it grow upright without
support or does it tend to stay close to the ground: ascending, climbing,
mound forming, spreading, and the like.
||How tall is a typical specimen at maturity.
||How wide is a typical specimen at maturity. This is often referred
to by nursery labels as "planting distance" or "spacing".