A bud which lacks bud scales, with hairy, sticky, or no protective covering. Naked buds occur in two types of plants, those with naked winter buds and those with naked/uncovered resting buds of warmer climates.
The National Phenology Database is the SQL database in which the USA-NPN stores contemporary phenology data and allows for integration with historic and other contemporary efforts to observe the natural environment.
The record of not seeing an animal of study or observing that a phenophase is not occurring. Negative data is just as important as sightings of animals observing phenophase occurrence.
The specific part or segment of a habitat, or relational position in an ecosystem, occupied by an organism
An adventitious root that arises from a node, such as the node of a stolon/runner that will anchor new growth and initiate new plants
The location on a plant stem where buds (leaves, flowers, stem branches) initiate
Refers to plants or plant species having no vascular tissues or vessels to carry water or nutrients, etc., such as mosses, fungi, algae
Tissue within an ovule in which the embryo sac develops
A dry, indeshiscent, one-seeded fruit that has developed from one flower having a single ovary, and the ovary wall becomes tough and hard at maturity. A nutlet is the same but very small.