Glossary of Botanical Terms



 
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Uliginous.  Inhabiting mud.
Umbel.  A determinate, usualy convex flower-cluster, with all the pedicels arising from the same point.
Umbellate.  Borne in umbels ; resembling an umbel.
Umbellet.  A secondary umbel.
Umbelloid.  Similar to an umbel.
Uncinate.  Hooked, or in form like a hook.
Undulate.  With wavy margins.
Urceolate.  Urn-shaped.
Utricle.  A bladder-like organ ; a one-seeded fruit with a loose pericarp.

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Volume 1, page xx - xxi: 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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