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survive from season to season, of plants

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Hemicrytophytes: Herbaceous perennial in which aerial portion of plant dies at the end of growing season, leaving a perennating bud at or just beneath the ground surface.
Perennial herbs to subshrubs (20-) 40-80 (-100) cm tall; stems basally lignescent and perennating for ca.
The thallus is typically anchored by a massive, perennating, bulbous, rhizoidal holdfast [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2A OMITTED] in open sandy or seagrass areas of shallow (to 30 m) pristine waters.
Seedlings emerging during autumn would not have enough time to form a large enough perennating structure (bulb), to survive over winter.
Geophytes are plants with underground perennating buds that lose their aerial parts during the dry season so that they survive on the food supply accumulated in their reserve organs.
The perennial nature of the bluegrass plant is thus maintained by over-summering leafy tillers as well as by perennating rhizomes.
a surviving tree canopy producing shade, litter, and seeds and, in the buried soil, live roots and perennating organs, microorganisms, organic matter, and nutrients (Zobel and Antos 1991a).
Approximately 75% of perennating buds were destroyed by hard frosts and record low temperatures in December 1980 and January 1981.
In winter, together with the snow layer, the moss provides some protection from the cold for perennial creeping stems, rhizomes, roots and perennating buds (including dormant ones).
However, the extended period of cold during the first week of February 1996 was atypical and provided an extreme test of winter hardiness for any of the potentially perennating entries not previously killed by earlier frosts.
A number of plants are capable of changing their sex expression on the basis of cues such as the quantity of stored resources in perennating storage structures.
In concert, these traits provide an advantage in relocating perennating structures and moving shoots through new deposits of soil (Antos and Zobel, 1985, 1987).
In addition, distributions of roots and perennating buds are fundamental in determining survival through disturbance.