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Winter Adaptations of Herbaceous Plants

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Texas Purple Thistle in in San Antonio, TX. (Lauraprl/Wikimedia Commons)

Herbaceous plants may seem to die in the winter, but those brown stems and dried leaves are only the ghosts of last year’s plants. Waiting inside the seed or the roots are the beautiful plants you’ll enjoy this year.

Learn more about the winter adaptations of herbaceous plants on this week's Nature Notes.