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Cykoria podroznik pokroj
Common chicory, Cichorium intybus, is a herbaceous perennial plant
Dahlia plants are perennial.
Switchgrass roots
Switchgrass is a deep-rooted perennial. These roots are more than 3 meters long.

A perennial is a plant that bears leaves and perhaps flowers every year. Some plants only bear leaves and flowers once, then they die. Such plants are called annual. Other plants live for two years. They are called biennial.

Most trees and shrubs are perennial plants.


List of perennials

Perennial flowers

Perennial fruits

Perennial herbs

The following perennial plants are used as herbs:

Perennial vegetables

Many vegetable plants can grow as perennials in tropical climates, but die in cold weather. Some of the more completely perennial vegetables are:

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