rosette plant

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rosette plant A plant (e.g. Bellis perennis, daisy) 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 habitats. The advantages include a reduced likelihood of being grazed. See also HEMICRYPTOPHYTE.

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rosette plant 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.