Difference between revisions of "Stolons"

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1. Creeping, trailing or reclining [[stem]]s of runners above ground which may produce [[root]]s and new stems and become independent plants.<br><br>
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1. An elongated stem or shoot that grows along the ground that gives rise to new plants with shoots and adventitious roots at the nodes.<br><br>
  
http://www.backyardnature.net/stolon.jpg<br><br>
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http://hcs.osu.edu/albums/SK_Notes/turfstolon.jpg<br><br>
Picture of Nut Grass stolons.<br>
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A picture of a stolon giving rise to new plants at the nodes.
Source: http://www.backyardnature.net/stemtype.htm<br><br>
 

Revision as of 17:13, 28 September 2006


1. An elongated stem or shoot that grows along the ground that gives rise to new plants with shoots and adventitious roots at the nodes.

turfstolon.jpg

A picture of a stolon giving rise to new plants at the nodes.