perennation


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the process of living through a number of years (as a perennial plant)

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Rhizomes can affect plant perennation through vegetative reproduction in many species (Li and Beuselinck, 1996).
Physical disturbances (such as storms and herbivory), as well as physiological stresses (such as epiphyte loading), result in disproportionate losses of the relatively delicate exposed assimilators, which can be replaced by perennation from the subterranean holdfast during more favorable conditions.
marilandica in early spring gives plants a long growing season to grow vegetatively and to accumulate storage materials for perennation and reproduction.
The ecology of chrysophyte flagellates: their growth and perennation strategies as freshwater phytoplankton.