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Botanical Nerd Word: Sarmentose

Sarmentose: Having long, thin runners (stolons).*

Strawberries produce long runners, with new plantlets rooting along the ground. The image on the right shows the long runners producing plantlets.

See also Stoloniferous.

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

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