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[stawk-lis] /ˈstɔk lɪs/
having no stalk.
Botany, sessile.
Origin of stalkless
1690-1700; stalk1 + -less Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Leaves are lance-shaped, stalkless, and heart-shaped or rounded at the base.
  • The stem leaves become smaller and narrower moving up the stem and stalkless.
  • The leaves at the base of the flowering stalk are similar, but nearly stalkless.
  • Leaves are stalkless, alternate, narrow and linear to lance-shaped.
  • Stem leaves reduce in size up the stem with top leaves being stalkless, smaller and less divided.
  • They are oppositely stalkless and have pointed tips.
  • The stalkless flowers are borne in the axils of the smaller upper leaves, or bracts.
  • The narrow, lance shaped leaves are about one inch long, stalkless with pointed tips.
  • Stem leaves are alternately arranged, similar to rosette leaves in shape but smaller with less of a stalk, or stalkless.

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