Botanical Words Alphabetical List - ES
ESCAPE: A plant that has escaped from cultivation and naturalized more or less permanently (i.e. Queen Anne's lace is an escaped carrot).
ESPALIER: 1. A trelliswork of various forms on which the branches of fruit trees or fruit bushes are extended horizontally, in fan shape, etc., in a single plane. The object it to provide better air circulation and sun exposure for the plants. 2. A tree or plant trained on such a trellis or system. Trees trained to espaliers aren't as liable to suffer abrupt variations of temperature as are wall trees. 3. To train on or protect by an espalier, as a tree or trees.
ESPATHATE: Lacking a spathe.
ESQUAMULOSE: Lacking minute scales; not squamulose.
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