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The Features View is used by botanists to describe the key characteristics of this plant other than leaves and flowers.

  Item Notes
1 Underground type The type of underground feeding and storage system for the plant.  Typical examples include: bulb, corm, rhizome, taproot and tuber.
2 Underground description A free form description of the root structure and underground storage parts.
3 Bark color For woody perennials, the colors of the bark.
4 Bark description A free form description of the outer bark on this plant's woody structures.
5 Wood description A free form description of the plant's woody cellular portions including color, texture and relative strength.
6 Fruit type The type of seed bearing organism, for example: acorn, berry, drupe, nut, pome, and more.
7 Fruit description A free form description of the plant's fruit bearing organism.  (For edible fruits and nuts, see the Nutrition View item "Edible Parts Description".)
8 Leaf description A free form description of the plant's leaves. This description is used to supplement the leaf details provided with the Leaf View.
9 Flower description A free form description of the plant's flowers. This description is used to supplement the flower and inflorescence details provided with the Flower View.

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Last reviewed March 25, 2004   

 

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