amplexicaul


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amplexicaul

(of plants) clasping the stem. For example, the bracts of the henbit, Lamium amplexicaule, are amplexicaul.
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Stipules persistent, subreniform, apex acuminate-caudate, base amplexicaul, subcordate-subauriculate, tomentulose, margin glabrous, 6-12 x 3-5 mm.
aureum (C4) had large involucel bracts, which were ovate or circular, and large cauline leaves, amplexicaul at base, cordate or with large ligules.
Leaves pinnately veined, glabrous to pubescent; basal leaves subrosulate; petiolate; blades oblanceolate, pinnately parted; upper leaves petiolate to amplexicaul; blades lanceolate, margin entire to lobed.
is characterized by having yellow flowers, strongly 2-lobed stigmas, often pinnately divided but never auriculate or amplexicaul cauline leaves, and simple or no trichomes.