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When a banana plant is mature, the corm (structure) stops producing new leaves and begins to form a flower spike or inflorescence. A stem develops which grows up inside the pseudostem, carrying the immature inflorescence until eventually it emerges at the top. 20 more words

Moth Mullein

This is my last groundhog blog. They moved out sometime yesterday afternoon. There’s two of the few pictures I took of them yesterday morning at the end of this blog. 171 more words

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Hot ginger

Hot ginger. iPhone 6 photo close-up of flower head of ginger, gardens of the Hotel Bougainvillea, Costa Rica.

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Plant Terminology

Understanding the naming of parts of a plant is essential to the use of botanical keys. Here’s a start:

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Inflorescence – the complete flower head of a plant including stems, stalks, bracts, and flowers; arrangement of the flowers on a plant; a group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches;  a floral axis with its appendages; process of blossoming or flowering; budding and unfolding of blossoms.

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Crimson Flower Close-Up

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Colorful Green Plant with Green Flowers

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