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Synonyms for subshrub

low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base


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Senna chapmanii is a sprawling subshrub, growing broader than tall and commonly branching from nearthe base.
Other shrubs and subshrubs, such as Diospyros texana, Jefea brevifolia, and Leucophyllum frutescens appeared to decline in cover by 2014, but these changes were not statistically significant.
The vegetation population structure in desert grasslands is relatively simple, and the dominant species are small shrubs and subshrubs, including Asterothamnus centrali-asiaticus Novopokr.
Habit was divided into primarily annual or biennial herbs, perennial herbs, and woody plants, which included a few lianas or subshrubs but mainly trees and shrubs.
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.
Irwin and Barneby (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae) is an annual, subshrub, woody and erected plant, all out of root nodules that fix nitrogen, 70-160 cm height, probably native from the American continent, popularly known as "white fedegoso", and which only spreads through seeds (LORENZI, 2000).
officinalis is hardy to zone 5 and will grow into a subshrub of 2 to 3 feet tall once established.
Lamiaceae) is an aromatic subshrub, natural from South America (Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Northwest and center of Argentina), which is found between 500 and 3500 m.
Three other rockrose species are subshrub or ground-cover types, from 18 inches to 3 feet tall, spreading to a diameter of up to 8 feet: sageleaf rockrose (Cistus salviifolius), with a yellow spot at the base of each white petal; Cistus skanbergii, a distinctive pink-flowered species; and Cistus ``Sunset,'' with flowers that are deep rose.
Below the shrub layer is a herbaceous layer, though this could be called a subshrub layer due to the presence (and sometimes dominance) of low (up to 24 in [60 cm]) perennial plants, which are woody and branched and very typical of boreal forests.
The host plant, Dryas drummondii, is an early successional, nitrogen-fixing subshrub (height [sim]5 cm) that grows on glacial moraine and river bars.
remyi or kopa, a subshrub in the coffee family (Rubiaceae);
1987); the dioecious Iberian shrub Osyris quadripartita which exhibits dimorphism of morphological traits correlated with gender (Herrera, 1988); the Mediterranean Basin species Mercurialis annua with diploid dioecious populations and monoecious polyploid ones (Durand and Durand, 1985; Louis, 1989); and the Hawaiian endemic subshrub Schiedea globosa in which both environmental conditions and genetic constraints are involved in sexual lability (Sakai and Weller, 1991).
The soil of the study area is dystrophic with a developed herbaceous subshrub layer, generally affected by fire (Fagundes, et al.
It is an erect, mostly branched, annual, herbaceous subshrub that grows mainly in warm and humid tropical and subtropical climates.