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Synonyms for broad-leaved

having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves

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There was a decrease in the production of logs of coniferous species, mining wood of broad-leaved and coniferous species, other roundwood of coniferous species and fuel wood of broad-leaved species.
Stephen Westerberg, site manager at RSPB Geltsdale, said: "We believe much of the success has been due to a variety of habitat restoration schemes including the planting of 110,000 native broad-leaved trees over 230ha (570 acres) of the reserve.
Armed with a Glastir woodland creation grant administered by Forestry Commission Wales, the couple decided to stop renting out all of their land for grazing and instead create two large blocks of native broad-leaved woodland covering almost half of their nine hectare - 22-acre - smallholding.
However, there are a good number of relatives of our common broad-leaved dock that can add a nice splash of colour to the late summer and autumn garden.
A variety of amazing sounding plants such as hemlock water dropwort, broad-leaved willowherb, hogweed and gipsywort grow around the edge of the Paddock.
Select a weed killer that will eradicate broad-leaved weeds and mosses without damaging the grass.
Both these broad-leaved deciduous plants drop their leaves annually but their foliage is held on the hedge for longer than you might expect.
In Book XV, 11, he asks further: 'Why is it that an eclipse of the sun, if one looks at it through a sieve or through leaves, such as a plane-tree or other broad-leaved tree, or if one joins the fingers of one hand over the fingers of the other, the rays are crescent-shaped where they reach the earth?
There are also more lowland ponds and broad-leaved woodlands, while rivers and streams are cleaner and support more fish and wildlife.
Now agricultural gene jockeys report engineering tobacco plants resistant to bromoxynil -- an herbicide that normally kills broad-leaved plants.
All your shrubs and trees, even broad-leaved evergreen shrubs such as rhododendrons and trees bearing evergreen needles like pines need periodic treatments of lime.
Due to a low level of knowledge of forestry management, the majority of the trees planted are broad-leaved species, which are unsatisfactory for wood production.
HAMSTERLEY FOREST: A delightful oasis of broad-leaved and coniferous woodland, sprawling along the sides of a sheltered valley.
Most are either broad-leaved with a rosette-forming habit like dandelions, daisies and plantains, or of the creeping variety.
Last year council officers drafted new policies in a bid to stop the spread of weeds such as Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed, spear thistle, creeping thistle, field thistle, curled dock, broad-leaved dock and ragwort, which poisons grazing animals.