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Q.What do you call the main stalks? Stems? Trunks?

Zone Mount Vernon, EA 98274 | Anonymous added on June 20, 2020 | Answered
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Answered on June 20, 2020

I looked at some extension publications and both trees and shrubs were referred to as multi-stemmed if they had more than one stem or trunk. However, a tree's main stalk is a trunk.

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