Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Glossary

Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Glossary

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- same as fresh weight; weight of plants after the outer surface covering of water has been removed. Wet weight is not a reliable measurement since methods to prepare plants prior to weighing vary considerably.
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- a wooded area having surface water some of the time, for intermittent short periods.
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- n. (AS. hweorfan, to turn) circle of flowers, parts of a flower, or leaves arising from one point; verticil.
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- a., when three or more leaves are arranged at the same level on a stem, typical of such plants as hydrilla.
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- a. (ME. woddy, wody, fr. wode, wood + -y) of or containing wood or wood fibers; consisting mainly of hard lignified tissues.