Bare tree branches against a blue sky

Botanical Nerd Word: Denudate

Denudate: Stripped bare; denuded.* With the cold weather settling in, our deciduous trees have taken on their denudate winter appearance. *Harris, J.G., Harris, M.W. (2001). Plant identification terminology: An illustrated …

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Botanical Nerd Word: Divaricate

Divaricate:¬†Widely spreading, usually in reference to branching.* Plants with a divaricating growth habit often appear very ‘full’ as their branches spread widely and intersect with one another. This gorgeous¬†Caryopteris divaricata …

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