Poem By Andrew J. Jones

a somewhat elongate
usually horizontal
subterranean plant stem
that is often thickened by deposits
of reserve food material,
produces shoots
above and roots below,
and is distinguished from a true root
in possessing buds, nodes,
and usually scalelike leaves

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Yes, I remember this from biology class....an interesting choice for a poetic topic. Well, you are correct! :) Sincerely, mary

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