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It has a creeping woody rootstock, and a rough angular stem; and the petals are generally but little longer than the sepals.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The fronds of the Brake are more or less solitary, rising from distinct and somewhat distant portions of the rootstock.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSFRANCES THEODORA PARSONS
Ferns are propagated by the growth and budding of the rootstock as well as by the ordinary method of reproduction.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSFRANCES THEODORA PARSONS
A thick, short rootstock provided with buds, like the potato, is called a tuber.
OUTLINES OF LESSONS IN BOTANY, PART I; FROM SEED TO LEAFJANE H. NEWELL
It has a short, woody rootstock; and erect, branching stems varying from two to four feet in height.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
It has a creeping rootstock, and stiff, erect stems from six to ten inches high.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
It has a creeping rootstock, with runners, and rather weak ascending stems clothed with spreading hairs.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Short stout shoots which arise directly from the rootstock make the best cuttings.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 3VARIOUS
A piece of the running rootstock of the Peppermint, with its node or joint, and an axillary bud ready to grow.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
Here the rootstock sends up every spring an herbaceous stalk or stem, which bears the foliage and flowers, and dies in autumn.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY

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