Botanical Words Alphabetical List - IM
IMBRICATE: Overlapping in regular order, as the scales on a snake.
IMMARGINATE:Having no margin.
IMMATURE SOIL: A soil that lacks clear individual horizons.
IMMORTELLE: Any one of the flowers called everlasting. These flowers feel papery and keep their natural color and appearance after drying, therefore they are widely used for wreaths and other floral arrangements.
IMPARIPINNATE: Having pairs of leaflets opposite each other along a central stem, with a single leaf at the end.
IMPERFECT: Diclinous; having the pistils and stamens in separate flowers. Flowers having only male or female parts.
IMPERVIOUS SOIL: A soil through which water, air, or roots penetrate very slowly or not at all.
IMPRESSED: Sunken (such as veins).
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