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Categories: Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from Collier's Encyclopedia, Hazards of outdoor recreation, Plant morphology, Biological defense mechanisms
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thorn  spine  thorns, spines, and prickles  prickle  spinescent
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In plant morphology, thorns, spines, and prickles, and in general spinose structures, are hard, rigid extensions or modifications of leaves, roots, stems or buds with sharp, stiff ends, and generally serve the same function: physically deterring animals from eating the plant material. Wikipedia
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In plant morphology, thorns, spines, and prickles, and in general spinose structures, are hard, rigid extensions or modifications of leaves, roots, stems or buds with sharp, stiff ends, and generally serve the same function: physically deterring animals from eating the plant material. Wikipedia
Sharp structures on plants Wikipedia Disambiguation
Needle-like structures in plants Wikipedia Disambiguation
Hard, rigid extensions or modifications of leaves, roots, stems or buds with sharp, stiff ends Wikidata
A sharp and hard protrusion that grows on a plant. OmegaWiki
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