chamaephyte definition

  • noun:
    • A low-growing perennial plant whose dormant overwintering buds are borne at or just over the area of the ground.
    • Any reasonable perennial plant whoever buds overwinter just above earth level
    • a perennial plant that establishes its dormant vegetative buds only at or above the surface of the ground.
    • A low-growing perennial plant whoever inactive overwintering buds tend to be borne at or just above the surface of surface.
    • Any reduced perennial plant whose buds overwinter simply above earth level
    • a perennial plant that establishes its inactive vegetative buds simply at or over the surface of the floor.
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