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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #6

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #6

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Petiole This is the term for the stalk that attaches a leaf to the stem of…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #5

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #5

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Sori The plural of sorus, these are the clusters of spore-producing structures on the underside of…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #4

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #4

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Inflorescence Some plants produce flowers in groups that all come from a single stem and sprout…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #3

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #3

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Cork Cork, as a material, comes from a specific tree but also references the layer from…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #2

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #2

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Stamen In the flowers of flowering plants, these structures produce and hold the pollen. At the…

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GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #1

GM Dictionary: Plant Parts #1

Back in December the theme of the GM Dictionary was animal parts and I knew that we would have to expand on the biology topics. Part of that is just me being me, of course. Still I though it might be good this month to go over pant parts for those times when you want to create strange new plants or describe horrible plant-monsters. Sepal These are the small green growths that often appear to be somewhere between a petal…

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GM Dictionary: Geology #23

GM Dictionary: Geology #23

This month I want to cover something that I generally know very little about: geology. Sure I know a bit. Enough to get by. I usually even remember the difference between stalactite and stalagmite. I’ll give you a hint. One holds tight (or tite!) to the ceiling! That being said my vocabulary could use a boost and maybe yours could to so let’s dig in this month’s Dictionary. (Okay I apologize for the puns.) Vein These are large, sheet-like sections…

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GM Dictionary: Geology #22

GM Dictionary: Geology #22

This month I want to cover something that I generally know very little about: geology. Sure I know a bit. Enough to get by. I usually even remember the difference between stalactite and stalagmite. I’ll give you a hint. One holds tight (or tite!) to the ceiling! That being said my vocabulary could use a boost and maybe yours could to so let’s dig in this month’s Dictionary. (Okay I apologize for the puns.) Ore Rock often contains minerals of…

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GM Dictionary: Geology #21

GM Dictionary: Geology #21

This month I want to cover something that I generally know very little about: geology. Sure I know a bit. Enough to get by. I usually even remember the difference between stalactite and stalagmite. I’ll give you a hint. One holds tight (or tite!) to the ceiling! That being said my vocabulary could use a boost and maybe yours could to so let’s dig in this month’s Dictionary. (Okay I apologize for the puns.) Moraine Moraines are formed from glacial…

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GM Dictionary: Geology #20

GM Dictionary: Geology #20

This month I want to cover something that I generally know very little about: geology. Sure I know a bit. Enough to get by. I usually even remember the difference between stalactite and stalagmite. I’ll give you a hint. One holds tight (or tite!) to the ceiling! That being said my vocabulary could use a boost and maybe yours could to so let’s dig in this month’s Dictionary. (Okay I apologize for the puns.) Jet Jet is a precursor formation…

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