Perennial

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Chicory, scientific name: Cichorium intybus is a herbaceous perennial

Perennial refers to that which lasts or remains active throughout the year, or all the time. In botanical usage as a plant it can have a life cycle of more than two years (annual, biennial.). Figuratively, it means continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; permanent; unceasing; never failing, enduring; lasting; timeless. It could also mean recurrent; appearing or recurring again and again.


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The dahlia, which is a perennial...may be cultivated either as a perennial bulb, or as an annual; as, however, the old plants flower somewhat earlier than those produced from seeds, and as the finest flowers already obtained are continued in this way.
  • The dahlia which is a perennial, is a native of Mexico from whence it was first introduced into Spain, from thence it has gradually spread itself over Europe...The dahlia, or Georgina, as it is called by the botanists on the continent, belongs to the class Syngcnexia of Linnaeus, and the natural order Corymbiferce of Jussieu. The dahlia may be cultivated either as a perennial bulb, or as an annual; as, however, the old plants flower somewhat earlier than those produced from seeds, and as the finest flowers already obtained are continued in this way.
Philosophy in India has sprung from the spiritual experience of the ancient sages; it is not the result of mere intellectual speculation. Since it aims at the knowledge of Intellectual reality it is termed as Darsana or "Vision of Truth." - Swami Chinmayananda.

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Solidago, commonly called goldenrods, is a genus of about 100 species of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. Most are herbaceous perennial species found in the meadows and pastures, along roads, ditches and waste areas in North America.
Sugarcane plantation - is a perennial monocot...It is commercially important. About 75% of the world’s sugar is derived from sugarcane. It is considered a mild allergen. The fibrous consistency of raw chewing cane may present a choking hazard to children and others.
  • Annual plants are by definition plants whose life cycle lasts only one year, from seed to blooms to seed...Perennials, like old friends, return year after year, growing in size and stature until they reach their full maturity. Although they live on longer, many perennials lose their vigor after 3-4 years, and should be replaced. Most perennial plants can be divided to produce new plants, or they can be grown from seeds or cuttings.
  • Sugarcane; scientific name: Saccharum officinarum; family: Poaceae, is a perennial monocot; other common name: Caña de Azúcar (Spanish). Sugarcane is the last of four sweetening agents. It is commercially important. About 75% of the world’s sugar is derived from sugarcane. It is considered a mild allergen. The fibrous consistency of raw chewing cane may present a choking hazard to children and others.
    • Florida Herbs in : “Florida's Best Herbs and Spices: Native and Exotic Plants Grown for Scent and Flavor”, p. 184
So every man who becomes heartily and understandingly a channel of the divine beneficence, is enriched through every league of his life. Perennial satisfaction springs around and within him with perennial verdure. Flowers of gratitude and gladness bloom all along his pathway, and the melodious gurgle of the blessings he bears is echoed back by the melodious waves of the recipient stream. - Josiah Gilbert Holland.

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It is when we unbosom ourselves to Him, and confide to Him all our cares and sorrows and temptations, that He walks with us, and abides with us, and opens to us the Scriptures concerning Himself — His dignity, His suitableness, His loveliness. His truth, His tenderness, His faithfulness, revealing Himself in us;... - Richard Fuller .

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The strawberry (Fragaria X ananasa Duch) is a perennial plant, which belongs to the family Rosaceae. This family consists of about 100 genera and 3000 species, most of which are perennial herbs, shrubs and trees... - Amina Sirag Saied.
The grape is a perennial, deciduous, woody, climbing vine, which makes itself fast to its support by strong persistent tendrils, opposite or alternate with the large angular, lobed, toothed, and generally hairy leaves. The stems are numerous... - Herbert Treadwell Wade.
  • I think this war has rather crystallised my pacifism. I think in the past I was like a lot of people who said I’ve got pacifistic inclination but I’m not a pacifist because what I couldn’t find in my own mind was the answer to that perennial question: ‘Ah, yes, but what would you have done when the Nazis were coming?’ And as someone with Jewish blood I’ve always found that difficult to answer, but the thing with this war which makes it so wrong in so many different ways is that it exposes that argument about the Nazis as a specious argument, in that it assumes a conditional assumption i.e. that you are in 1939, because it can be answered with a similar kind of conditional question: ‘But hang on a minute, if everyone had been a pacifist in 1914 then the Nazis would never have come to power.
  • The grape is a perennial, deciduous, woody, climbing vine, which makes itself fast to its support by strong persistent tendrils, opposite or alternate with the large angular, lobed, toothed, and generally hairy leaves. The stems are numerous...

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