annual plant

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annual plant

any plant that germinates from seed, grows to maturity and produces new seed all within one year or growing season. Since the life-cycle duration is so short, annuals are usually herbaceous rather than woody. Examples include groundsel, shepherd's purse. See BIENNIAL, PERENNIAL.
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Linnaeus has calculated that if an annual plant produced only two seeds--and there is no plant so unproductive as this--and their seedlings next year produced two, and so on, then in twenty years there would be a million plants.
The home at 1102 State Street is surrounded by beautiful, deep red Knock Out Roses, while alternating with annual plants in pots as well as evergreens around all sides of the home.
For the same reason, the Kruskal-Wallis (H) and Dunn (post-hoc) tests were used to test snail shell height, snail mass, and survival, among 11 annual plants and 2 controls (lettuce, synthetic diet), and among 9 perennial plant treatments with the same controls.
QI BOUGHT a punnet of cosmos annual plants two years ago.
My seed plants will not give me flowers 6 I bought a punnet of cosmos annual plants two years ago.
`What annual plants can I use in a window box that is located in the shade - with less than four hours of direct sun per day?"
Three series of panels were produced using wood chips in the surface layers and a mixture of annual plants with industrial wood in the middle layers.
I have been busy clearing my own garden, as well as other people's, as the harsh frost will have stopped play for a lot of annual plants now.
They put annual plants in them in the spring/ summer and autumn/winter.
Annual plants are planned for the next 15 to 25 years to boost the population to a point where natural reproduction can commence.
Many of the annual plants that do great throughout the summer do not like to have cold feet.
This is the latest phase in the development of Story of Horticulture Trail at the Gardens and includes demonstration grasses, food plants and also trials new annual plants.

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