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Winter annual

An annual plant that begins its growth from seed in the fall and produces basal leaves that overwinter.

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Wings

The two side petals flanking the keel in many flowers of the bean family (Fabaceae).

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Winged stem

A stem with one or more broad flanges along its length.

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Whorled leaves

Three or more leaves arising from a stem at the same level or point on it.

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Waste ground

Unused or uncultivated, often disturbed ground (as alongside a new road, around an industrial area, on a heap of mine…

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White-coat hypertension

Hypertension that occurs in the doctors office but does not occur at home or elsewhere. Anxiety and fear in the…

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Wilting

Becoming limp due to too little water in the cells.

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White rot

Wood rot produced by basidiomycetes, that degrades both the cellulose and the lignin, leaving a white, stringy, soft residue.

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Waxy

(Of gills) Looking as if coated with wax, like waxed paper.

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