Hemicryptophyte

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1. Plant that overwinters by dying back to crown of buds at soil surface.

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Comparison of life forms 1. Phanerophyte, 2-3. Chamaephytes, 4. Hemicryptophyte
Source: http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/Geophyte