Glossary of Botanical Terms

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Naked.  Lacking organs or parts which are normally present in related species or genera.
Naturalized.  Plants not indigenous to the region, but so well established as to have become part of the flora.
Nectary.  A sugar-secreting organ.
Node. The junction of two internodes of a stem or branch, often hard or swollen, at whicha leaf or leaves are usually borne.
Nodose.  Similar to nodes or joints ; knotty.
Nut.  An indehiscent one-seeded fruit with a hard or bony pericarp.
Nutlet.  Diminutive of nut.

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Volume 1, page xix: Nathanie1 L. Britton amd Addison Lord Brown,
An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States,Canada, and the British Possessions from Newfoundland to the Parallel of the Southern Boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean Westward to the 102d Meridian, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913

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