Dried fruit pods of eastern redbud

Botanical Nerd Word: Complanate

Complanate: Flattened* For example, the complanate fruit pods of eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis). *Harris, J.G., Harris, M.W. (2001). Plant identification terminology: An illustrated glossary (2nd ed.). Spring Lake: Spring Lake …

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Word of the Week: Torose

Torose: Cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions.* The Japanese pagoda trees (Sophora¬†japonica) in the garden are covered with their characteristic torose pods.   *Harris, J.G., Harris, M.W. (2001). Plant identification …

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