rest period


: a period when the internal condition of a wood plant is unfavorable for the growth of buds even though external conditions are favorable
: a period (as during winter or in a dry season) when bulbous plants lose their foliage and mature their bulbs

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“Rest period.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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