Perennial plant

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Common chicory, Cichorium intybus, is a herbaceous perennial plant

A perennial plant or simply perennial (frae Laitin per, meaning "through", and annus, meaning "year") is a plant that lives for mair nor twa years.[1] The term is eften uised tae differentiate a plant frae shorter-lived annuals an biennials. The term is an aa widely uised tae distinguish plants wi little or na widdy growth frae trees an shrubs, which are an aa technically perennials.[2]

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  1. The Garden Helper. The Difference Between Annual Plants and Perennial Plants in the Garden. Retrieved on 2008-06-22.
  2. RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964.