germinates and develops one year, flowers and sets seeds the next year, and dies.
a plant that lives for two years, usually producing flowers and seeds during the second year
a plant that lives for tow years, producing vegetative growth the first year, usually blooming and fruiting in the second year, and then dying.
Plant species that completes its life in two growing seasons.
A biennial plant is a flowering plant that takes between twelve and twenty-four months to complete its lifecycle. In the first year the plant grows leaves, stems and roots (vegetative structures) and then it enters a period of dormancy over the colder months. Usually, the stem remains very short, and the leaves are low to the ground forming a rosette.