Life Style / Christmas Trees / Conifer
Conifer: A gymnosperm which bears cones.
Conifers: Group of gymnosperms that reproduce by cones and have needle-like leaves (in general); includes the pines.
White Spruce: White spruce is a medium-sized conifer found in northeastern United States and throughout Canada. It is the state tree of South Dakota. White spruce has a cone-shaped crown, and when grown i . . . View Full Definition
Strobili: A reproductive structure of conifers and certain other plants. Consists of organs of one or both sexes. 'Strobilus' is the singular form of the word.
Leyland Cypress: The name Leyland cypress is used to describe a group of trees where all the members are sterile hybrids. There are no naturally occurring Leyland cypress. They must be propagated by rooted c . . . View Full Definition
Taiga Biome: The region of coniferous forest extending across much of northern Europe, Asia, and North America; characterized by long, cold winters and short, cool summers and by acidic, thin soils.
Arizona Cypress: The Arizona cypress is a steeple shaped tree with a pale-green to gray-green color. The leaves are extremely tiny and quite plentiful. They lay close to the branchlet surface in a scale like . . . View Full Definition
Bract: A thin leaf-like structure often extending past the cone scale on conifers.
Dicots: One of the two main types of flowering plants; characterized by having two cotyledons, floral organs arranged in cycles of four or five, and leaves with reticulate veins; include trees (exce . . . View Full Definition