Miscanthus grass growing in tufts
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Botanical Nerd Word: Caespitose

Caespitose: Growing in dense tufts.*

Many grasses have a caespitose growth habit, including these Miscanthus plants.

*Harris, J.G., Harris, M.W. (2001). Plant identification terminology: An illustrated glossary (2nd ed.). Spring Lake: Spring Lake Publishing.

 

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