An Aquatic Plant Identification Manual for Washington's Freshwater Plants

 

Turion

Turion: An overwintering structure that is scaley or often thick and fleshy that detaches, and then geminates or starts growth in the spring.


Illustration from Aquatic Plant Identification and Herbicide Use Guide, Technical Report A-88-9. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station. Used with permission


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