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Identification: Characteristics of Broadleaves

Specialized stems

Specialized stems, rhizomes and stolons, typically spread horizontally. Rhizomes are belowground creeping stems that often send out roots and shoots from their nodes. Stolons are creeping stems that form near the surface of the ground. They produce rooted plantlets at their nodes and ends.

Creeping growth habit, spreading
by underground rhizomes.
Creeping growth habit, spreading
by aboveground stolons.
Creeping growth habit, spreading by underground rhizomes. Creeping growth habit, spreading by aboveground stolons.
 
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