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perennial

/per·en·ni·al/ (pah-ren´e-al) lasting through the year or for several years.

perennial

a plant that lives from year to year in a form other than seed. Plants with woody stems are generally perennials (e.g. trees, shrubs and woody vines), but so too are many herbaceous plants (e.g. dandelion, daisy and plantain), in which the aerial parts die back during the winter leaving perennating organs (e.g. tubers, corms and bulbs) underground.

Perennial

Present at all seasons of the year.

perennial

a plant with a life cycle of more than one year.

perennial broomweed
gutierreziamicrocephala.
perennial pea
lathyruslatifolius.
perennial ryegrass
loliumperenne.
perennial snakeweed
gutierrheziamicrocephala.
perennial urochloa grass
urochloamozambicensis.
References in classic literature ?
The door is opened by the perennial Judy, who, having surveyed them from top to toe with no particular favour, but indeed with a malignant sneer, leaves them standing there while she consults the oracle as to their admission.
Relations were strained between Germany and the United States because of the intense exasperation of a tariff conflict and the ambiguous attitude of the former power towards the Monroe Doctrine, and they were strained between the United States and Japan because of the perennial citizenship question.
For over a hundred and fifty years hot joints, potatoes, greens, and apple puddings had been served to generations of country gentlemen, and now, sitting at a table in the hollow of the bow window, Ralph and Mary took their share of this perennial feast.
No doubt he had an inexhaustible pleasure in them apart from mine, for I have found my pleasure in them perennial, and have not failed to taste it as often as I have read or repeated any of the great passages of the poem to myself.
One of these is a giant Indian maize--a lofty perennial often fifty and sixty feet in height, with ears the size off a man's body and kernels as large as your fist.
The perennial whiskey glass was in his hands, and he drained it with shaking fingers.
They could sniff and snarl belligerently across at him, but he took no notice, reserving his companionship for the play-acted and perennial quarrel with Pedro.
It was the most beautiful and orderly perennial drunk I have ever observed.
The wedding was a perennial source of conversation among us in those days; but presently its interest palled for a time in the light of another quite tremendous happening.
Annual and perennial plants, deciduous and evergreen trees, plants inhabiting different stations and fitted for extremely different climates, can often be crossed with ease.
Her successor and distant cousin, James of Scotland (James I of England), was a bigoted pedant, and under his rule the perennial Court corruption, striking in, became foul and noisome.
Doorsill there was none, but a perennial passage for the hens under the door board.