Cool-season plant

A plant that makes its major growth during the cool part of the year, mainly in spring but in some localities in the fall or winter (C-3 plant). They have temperature optimums of 59 to 77°F (15 to 25°C), and exhibit C3 photosynthesis. [Source: USDA National Plant Materials Manual]

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