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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During these weeks I will be visiting constituents, meeting charities and organisations and delivering a summer annual report.
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Sharppoint Fluvellin Kickxia elatine: This summer annual is resistant to many pre-emergnet herbicides, as well as glyphosate when it is more mature, perhaps due to its general hairiness, which makes it difficult to wet.
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Summer annual displays will be beginning to look faded.