seedhead

seed·head

 (sēd′hĕd′)
n.
An infructescence consisting of dry fruits, especially capsules.

seedhead

(ˈsiːdhɛd)
n
(Botany) a seed-containing part of some plants that develops after flowering or fruiting

seedhead


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1. A term used to describe the inflorescence that contains developing seed of some plants, particularly grasses.
2. A generic term used to describe the inedible fruit that contains ripe seed.
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This research was conducted to determine the effects of mowing timing on turfgrass color, seedhead number and height, and vegetative canopy height of bahiagrass treated with AC.
All annual poppies have efficient seed-distributing equipment in the shape of a pepper-pot seedhead, which opens its small apertures when the seed is ripe and shakes its seed all over the surrounding area.
SEEDHEAD DILEMMA: Sometimes it's difficult to decide whether or not to chop off seedheads to collect their precious cargo or to enjoy them in the garden and appreciate the way they change, gradually losing their initial colour and fading to soft buffs and browns.
He sees a beautiful dandelion seedhead. His eyes light up and the pale blue background of the first double page spread changes to yellow on the second.
The OTL comedy and theatre programme is just as impressive and there is also spoken word, serious thinking and a few surprises in store and this year including a family-sized bites with All Ages Out to Lunch - a programme of events curated by our very own Seedhead Arts, including Sketchy, (not-so) Mid Week Magic and Belfast Food Tours vs Seedhead With Tape On His Face Street Art Walking Tour.
But if the dandelion was an endangered species, how much it would be appreciated with its bright yellow flowers, dark toothed leaves and its beautiful seedhead! Fortunately, the dandelion is not endangered and let us hope that, in spite of herbicides, it never will be.
There is also spoken word, serious thinking and a few surprises in store and this year OTL also offers family-sized bites with All Ages Out to Lunch - a programme of events curated by our very own Seedhead Arts, including Sketchy, (not-so) Mid Week Magic and Belfast Food Tours vs Seedhead Street Art Walking Tour.
The objectives of this study were to compare (i) turfgrass quality, (ii) lateral stolon growth, (iii) seasonal mowing frequency and accumulative turfgrass clippings, and (iv) seedhead growth inhibition-suppression of St.
A survey of 1928 plants of Odyssey showed that 1.74% of plants were variants in the vegetative (pre-flowering) stage, 0.39% were heading maturity variants, 0.95% seedhead variants, 0.21% miniature plants, and 0% were headless plants.
Plant number 93-1497 was identified as being different from Limousine based on its seedhead characteristics.