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Botanical Nerd Word: Flush

Flush: Emergence of leaves or flowers on woody plants.*

As the flowers begin to fade on the redbuds (Cercis canadensis), the trees put out their flush of leaves.

*Pell, S.K., Angell, B. (2016). A botanist’s vocabulary: 1300 terms explained and illustrated. Portland: Timber Press.

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