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(by-en-ee-ul) [L. biennium, a space of two years; bi, twice + annus, year] A plant that requires two years to complete its life cycle.
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"lasting for two years" (1620s); "occurring every two years" (1750), from Latin biennium "two-year period," from bi- (see bi-) + annus "year" (see annual). The [..]
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A biennial is a large international art exhibition held every two years
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A plant that lives for two years or growing seasons, producing leaves the first season and flowers and seeds the second.
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A plant that produces leaves only during its first year. It produces flowers, fruit, and seeds the second year and then dies. biotic:
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A plant that sprouts, and grows leaves in the first year and generally flowers, goes to seed and dies by the end of the second year.
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A plant that completes its entire life cycle in two years, growing in the first year and reproducing and dying in the second.
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A plant with a life expectancy of two years
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a plant that blooms in its second year and then dies; parsley is a biennial plant; onion is botanically biennial when grown from seed, but because our onion transplants are so far along when planted, [..]
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A plant whose full life cycle lasts two growing seasons.
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A plant with a life cycle that spans two years. The plant produces stem and foliage growth during the first year. After a dormant season, they produce flowers and seed the second year.
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A plant that completes its life cycle in two years. Bolting
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A plant that takes two years to reach fruiting or flowering. The seed of biennials is sown one year to flower the next. Leaves are produced in the first year and then flowering and the setting of seed [..]
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Of two seasons duration, from germination to maturity and death, usually developing vegetative growth the first year and flowering, fruiting, and dying the second year. Biennials need exposure to winter temperatures to trigger flowering or fruit production the second year.
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A plant that normally requires two growing seasons to complete its life cycle. Only vegetative growth occurs the first year; flowering and fruiting occur the second year.
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A plant that lives for two years. It produces leaves in the first and flowers in the second.
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A plant that completes its life cycle over two seasons
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 A plant that usually only lives two years, normally producing flowers and seed the second year.
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a plant that takes two years to complete its natural life cycle. The first year, it starts from seed and grows leaves only. The second year, it grows larger and flowers, sets seed, and then dies. Biennials often establish a cycle of self-sowing that gives the illusion of longer life. See also: annual, perennial. blight
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A plant that completes its full life-cycle in two growing seasons. It produces leaves in the first and flowers in the second.
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A biennial is a plant that grows from a seed, flowers, sets seed and dies the second year after germinating.
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A biennial is a plant that requires two growing seasons to complete its life cycle. During the first growing season it produces mainly foliage. In it’s second year it will flower and set seed, often [..]
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a plant that starts from seed and produces vegetative structures (usually only foliage) and food storage organs (roots) the first season; in the second season, flowers, fruit, and seeds develop to com [..]
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A plant that flowers and dies in the second growing season after germination.
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A plant which lasts for two years. The first season is a leaf and shoot growing phase, during which energy is stored for the second season's flowering. Biennial vegetables are cropped after the f [..]
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A plants that grows for one year without flowering, then produces flowers/fruits in the second year before dying.
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A plant with a life cycle spanning two growing seasons, where flowers and seeds are only formed in the second season.
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A plant that lives for two years. It produces leaves in the first and flowers in the second.
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A plant that usually only lives two years, normally producing flowers and seed the second year; a plant that grows foliage the first year and flowers the second year. Bifida/bifidum
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plants which flower in the year following that in which the seeds are sown. Bigeneric
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A plant grown from seed, that completes its life cycle within the span of two growing seasons. The plant spends the first season growing leaves, and flowers and produces seeds in the second season.
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A plant grown from seed that under normal conditions takes two years to complete its life cycle, developing a leafy tuft or rosette the first season then flowers, seeds and dies the second year.
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A plant that germinates and produces foliage and roots during its first growing season, then produces flowers and seeds and usually dies during its second growing season.
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a plant that completes its life cycle in 2 years
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A plant that completes its life cycle in two years and then dies; normally flowering the second year.
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A plant that grows two years. The first year is the year plant growth stage. The second is the flowering or fruiting stage.
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                  A plant that completes its life cycle over the course of two   growing seasons.
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 A plant that produces leaves only during its first year. It produces flowers, fruit, and seeds the second year and then dies.
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plants that live two growing seasons; they fruit during the second.
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A plant which in one year undergoes germination and develops leaves; flowers and seeds in its second year and then dies (e.g., foxgloves, carrots, cabbages). Many perennials are best treated as biennials (e.g., wallflowers and sweet williams). These are sown one year and encouraged to make sturdy unflowered plants that season, for replanting in bed [..]
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A plant that completes its life cycle in two years and usually does not flower until the second season.
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n. A plant that produces leaves and roots the first year and flowers and fruit the second.
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Any serial or periodical with a frequency of publication of every two years.
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Issued every two years. Also refers to a serial publication issued every two years. Compare with semiannual. See also: annual, triennial, quadrennial, quinquennial, sexennial, septennial, and decennia [..]
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a herb completing the cycle from germination to fruiting in more than one, but less than two, years and then dying.
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A plant which has a life cycle spread over two years. During the first year the plant produces leafy growth; during the second year, it produces flowers and seeds, then dies. Examples are Dianthus bar [..]
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[Habit] -- Plant that completes its life cycle in two years, often flowering and fruiting in the second year.
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(adj) occurring every second year(adj) having a life cycle lasting two seasons(n) (botany) a plant having a life cycle that normally takes two seasons from germination to death to complete; floweri [..]
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A term applied to plants that complete their life cycle in two years.
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Occurring or being done every other year, such as in odd- or even-numbered years.
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When the lifecycle of a plant, from germination, flowering to death, occurs in two years.
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Requiring two years to complete development and life cycle.
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A plant that lives for two years. In the first year, the plant grows a rosette. In the second year, it sends up stems with flowers and fruits. A biennial plant dies at the end of the second year.
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a two year cycle; some plants and insects require two years to complete a life cycle
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A plant starting from seed and requiring two years to complete its life cycle.
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Occurring every two years. The Legislature meets biennially. NOTE: Biannual means "occurring every six months."
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A plant that germinates and produces foliage and roots during its first growing season, then produces flowers and seeds and usually dies during its second growing season.
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Use of a fixed week every other year (‘EOY’). Owners are referred to as ‘Odd’ or ‘Even’ year owners. See Odd or Even Year Usage
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a plant that has a two-year life cycle
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A plant that lives for two years.
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