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Synonyms for subshrub

low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base


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The vegetation population structure in desert grasslands is relatively simple, and the dominant species are small shrubs and subshrubs, including Asterothamnus centrali-asiaticus Novopokr.
Other common shrubs and subshrubs at the study site in New Mexico included honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), tree cholla (Cylindropuntia imbricata), broom snakeweed (Gutierrezia sarothrae), and soapweed yucca (Yucca glauca).
5 k/ha) and they concluded that producing of subshrubs and pod, neutralizes the effect of density decrease and the yield is remained fixed or it does not change drastically, but Morrison [22], reported the increasing of yield under the influence of increasing of density.
Thus, Disterigma empetrifolium (Kunth) Drude, a terrestrial, normally erect, somewhat wiry small shrub in subparamo, may become a stoloniferous subshrub in paramo seepage areas, a cushion plant in highly exposed paramo, or a tiny subshrub in the rocky crevices of superparamo.
In the upper zones of southern California salt marshes, the perennial subshrub Arthrocnemum subterminale has strong facilitative effects on codominant winter annual species and strong competitive effects on others (Callaway, 1994).
Carolyn Singer, University of California lifetime Master Gardener and author of Deer in My Garden, Volume 1: Perennials & Subshrubs (Garden Wisdom Press, 2006; $20; www.
In non-drought seasons, these well-spaced subshrubs "almost disappear in a sea of grasses and forbs" (Beard, 1975, 40).
He reported that the area is dominated by halophytic subshrubs including Batis maritima, Salicornia virginica, Suaeda sp.
However, we observed 14 species of perennial plants (including three trees, seven shrubs, two subshrubs, and two vines) that resprouted after the fire (Table 2).
Since the early 19th Century, the occurrence of various shrubs and subshrubs have significantly increased in former grasslands on the south-eastern fringe of the Tengger Desert, due mainly to overgrazing by livestock and the expansion of the desert (Li and Jia 2005).
Areytophyllum (Rubiaceae) includes 15 species of small erect shrubs and prostrate subshrubs distributed at high elevations from Costa Rica to Bolivia with all except one species reported from paramo (Mena, 1990; Luteyn, 1999).
One reason for the garden's easy-care design is its plants: large flowering shrubs such as salvias, ornamental grasses like Miscanthus sinensis, and evergreen subshrubs like santolina are Spencer's mainstays.
lasiolepis in open-todense thickets that commonly have an understory of deciduous shrubs, drought-deciduous subshrubs, and herbs.
3f) has about 70 species of herbs and subshrubs distributed in tropical and warm regions.
the subalpine forest and alpine communities composed of subshrubs, grasslands, and tundra.