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Isn't trunk more a horticultural and gardening term than a botanical one? A main trunk marks the dirrerence between a small tree and a large shrub in gardening practice. Wetman 03:51, 13 Apr 2004 (UTC)


Having come across a confusing puzzle in the Pando article and the Quaking Aspen article, I'm trying to figure something out. What's the distinction between a trunk and a stem? Is a trunk a specialized stem, or an entirely different structure? Geofferic TC 04:01, 9 May 2011 (UTC)

I would recommend this page should be a subsection of the plant stem page ( A trunk is just a woody stem. Ggmcnickle (talk) 21:30, 18 January 2017 (UTC

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Frazie25 (talk) 05:38, 11 February 2018 (UTC)

"Log (wood)" listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Log (wood). Please participate in the redirect discussion if you wish to do so. Steel1943 (talk) 00:29, 7 November 2019 (UTC)