Juvenile

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1. chronologically speaking, it is an organ or tissue that is not fully developed; developmentally speaking, a plant that is unable to produce flowers (reproduce); contrast with mature which is able to reproduce.

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This diagram shows the stages of plant growth, including vegetative growth where plants are in the juvenile stage.
Source: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpls.2014.00032/full