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A multi-stemmed, woody plant, where all the branches grow from the base, not from a single trunk. A bush.
A term used to describe a plant that has a woody base and herbaceous shoots that die back each year.
The massed flower bunches seen on decorative and fruiting trees and some shrubs.
The deliberate planting of trees, hedges or shrubs to provide fields or gardens with protection from strong winds.
Describes plants, principally trees and shrubs, that shed their leaves seasonally.
A tree or shrub whose branches grow almost vertically.
A tree or shrub having a wide base and narrow top.
Short plants, eg, ground cover, which are grown under taller shrubs or trees.
Used to refer to a tree or shrub having pendulous branches.
A fungus that attacks trees and woody shrubs. Infection spreads via the roots, and an infected tree will die once the fungus has girdled it, or caused extensive root rot.