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- Rhizome – a continuously growing horizontal underground stem which puts out new plant shoots you can see above ground. Example: Princess Pine
- Vernal Pool – seasonal pools of water (a type of wetland) that provide habitat for distinctive plants and animals (such as wood frogs).
- Burl – a tree growth in which the grain has grown in a deformed manner – also referred to as a knot.
- Chatfield Hollow State Park has caves called Indian Council Caves where Native Americans held tribal gatherings in the rocky ledges and overhangs.
- Vernal Pools fill up each spring by rain and snow melt and dry up for a period of time in the summer. Unlike a pond or lake, they have no permanent inlet or outlet and no fish.