perennation

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perennation

the survival of an organism from one season to the next, usually with a period of reduced activity between seasons. see PERENNIAL.
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These findings suggest that common dallisgrass is not as well adapted to wet, heavy soils for extended periods, and when grown under these conditions, it will not perennate readily but behaves more as a weak perennial persisting through seedling recruitment.
During winter, the plants perennate as rhizomes, and new stems and leaves regenerate from the crowns and nodes after the onset of favorable temperatures.