Word of the Week: Palmate

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Palmately veined leaves of invasive biennial Allaria petiolata (garlic mustard) in May. In the first year, the basal rosette has scalloped leaves. The second year’s flower stalk has triangular leaves. Both are seen here.
Photo © Christa Watters

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