He is really dead now, and will wither very quickly.
Leaves, after performing their functions for a certain time, wither and die.
Pratense, each whorl of stamens ripens in turn, becoming erect and shedding their pollen; as the anthers wither the filaments bend outwards, and when all the anthers have diverged the stigmas become mature and ready for pollination.
On a successful wither the amount of the tea ferment or enzyme is dependent.
Plants have been found to wither and die in sandy soils containing i a% of water, and in clay soils in which there was still present 8% of water.