Glossary of gardening terms
This glossary is based on the public domain 1915 work The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture.
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- aberrant: "Unusual, or exceptional; a plant or structure that varies from customary structure or from the type; used mostly of variation."
- Nitrogen fixer - plants that host symbiotic microorganisms in nodules among their roots that "fix" nitrogen gas from the air by combining it with carbon to make amino acids and related molecules.
Bibliography - Further Reading
- Bailey, Liberty Hyde, The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture. New York: Macmillan, 1915. Copyright expired, now Public domain. 676 pages.