NCBG North Carolina Botanical Garden

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Botanical Glossary

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On the stem just above the point of attachment of a leaf (or leaf scar) or branch; borne in the axil of a leaf or branch. (Compare with terminal.)

Scope: Buds, Inflorescences, Seed cones
Type: position
Reference: modified from W&K, p. 32

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