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Fruits are buried in the soil by the downward bending of the flowering stems (peduncles) after flowering.
The subterranean stems also occasionally send up flower stems (peduncles).
The subterranean stems also occasionally send up flower stems (aka peduncles).
Signs of florets and peduncle elongation are already being seen and usually occur about 10 days before peak bloom is reached, according to local radio station 97.1 WASH-FM.
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Origin and Etymology of peduncle
First Known Use: 1702See Words from the same year
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