: having, resembling, or being a rhizomea rhizomatous perennial grass
Examples of rhizomatous in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebHealthy and actively growing bermudagrass typically recovers after infestation and defoliation due to its aggressive rhizomatous and stoloniferous growth habit.
Julia Musto, Fox News, 9 Sep. 2021 This method works for non-rhizomatous plants with nodes as well.
oregonlive, 8 Apr. 2021 Lentine loves the title poem for its invention of an insistent iris, a rhizomatous perennial that suffers death each fall, only to be reborn in the spring.
Washington Post, 16 Dec. 2020 Two types of begonias can flourish indoors: fibrous and rhizomatous.
Earl Nickel, SFChronicle.com, 4 Dec. 2020 Some varieties of this rhizomatous perennial have unusual spring leaf color and showy spikes of flowers.
Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 20 June 2019
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