rosette plant

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A plant (e.g. Bellis perennis, daisy, Plantago, plantain) whose leaves are spread in a horizontal plane from a short axis at ground level. Rosette plants are generally found in sparse or low-growing vegetation. The advantages include a reduced likelihood of being grazed or mown. See also hemicryptophyte.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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