Shrubby sentence example

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  • All the species are arborescent or shrubby, varying in size from the most stately of forest trees to the dwarfish bush.

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  • They are shrubby plants climbing over surrounding vegetation by means of tendrillike prolongations of the midrib of the leaf beyond the leaf-tip.

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  • This is particularly marked in certain lichens of shrubby habit.

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  • These are connected by the presence of peculiar types, Proteaceae, Restiaceae, Rutaceae, &c., mostly shrubby in habit and on the whole somewhat intolerant of a moist climate.

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  • The singular shrubby Amaryllids, Vellozieae, are common to tropical and South Africa, Madagascar and Brazil.

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  • The plants are rough-haired annual or perennial herbs, more rarely shrubby or arborescent, as in Cordia and Ehretia, which are tropical or sub-tropical.

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  • The plants are generally perennial herbs growing from a bulb or rhizome, sometimes shrubby as in butcher's broom (Ruscus) or tree-like as in species of Dracaena, Yucca or Aloe.

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  • The tribe Smilacoideae, shrubby climbers with net-veined leaves and small unisexual flowers, bears much the same relationship to the order as a whole as does the order Dioscoreaceae, which have a similar habit, but flowers with am inferior ovary, to the Amaryllidaceae.

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  • In hot dry districts such as Arabia and north-east tropical Africa, genera have been developed with a low, much-branched, dense, shrubby habit, with small hairy leaves and very small flowers.

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  • Its wild grasses are luxuriant and a shrubby growth is found along many of its streams. The decline in stock-breeding resulted in a considerable growth of trees and chaparral over the greater part of the plain.

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  • There are also two kinds of shrubby plants, a thorny Composita called " ccanlli " and another, called " tola," which is a resinous Baccharis and is used for fuel.

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  • The plants are generally herbaceous, often, however, reaching a gigantic size, but are sometimes shrubby, as in Pothos, a genus of shrubby climbing plants, chiefly Malayan.

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  • They differ from all the forms already noticed in being shrubby and epiphytal in habit, and in having the branches compressed and dilated so as to resemble thick fleshy leaves, with a strong median axis and rounded woody base.

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  • The finer kinds, after the more shrubby or ill-grown rods, termed Ragged, have been rejected, are peeled or buffed.

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  • The plants are mostly herbs, rarely becoming shrubby, with generally simple glandular hairs on the stem and leaves.

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  • Scale of Metres o co 20 30 40 5 Scale of Yards 0 i p zo g o 40 ?o climbing plants with slender herbaceous or shrubby shoots, to which belong the yam and the British black bryony, Tamus communis.

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  • Amongst shrubby plants suitable for edgings are the evergreen candytuft (Iberis sempervirens), Euonymus radicans variegata, ivy, and Euonymus microphyllus - a charming little evergreen with small serrated leaves.

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  • It is really shrubby in character.

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  • Plant evergreens; lay and put in cuttings of most of the hard-wooded sorts of shrubby plants October Kitchen Garden.

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  • In size it varies from a shrubby plant to a tree of from 30 to 40 ft.

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  • A few South African representatives have a shrubby habit.

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  • The Escallonia myrtalloides, however, is found at an elevation of 13,000 ft., and the shrubby Befarias 400 or 500 ft.

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  • The chamiso and the manzanita, with a variety of shrubby oaks and thorny plants, often grow together in a dense and sometimes quite impenetrable undergrowth, forming what is known as " chaparral "; if the chamiso occurs alone the thicket is a " chamisal."

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  • On the drier and higher mountains of the interior of the chain, the forests become more open, and are spread less uniformly over the hill-sides, a luxuriant herbaceous vegetation appears, and the number of shrubby Leguminosae, such as Desmodium and Indigofera, increases, as well as Ranunculaceae, Rosaceae, Umbelliferae, Labiatae, Gramineae, Cyperaceae and other European genera.

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  • The shrubby vegetation comprises Rosa, Rubus, Indigofera, Desmodium, Berberis, Boehmeria, Viburnum,' Clematis, with an Arundinaria.

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  • Many curious varieties have been obtained by Japanese horticulturists, including some dwarf shrubby forms not exceeding a few feet in height.

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  • Here too are found many of the more beautiful open-air flowering plants of a shrubby character, e.g.

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  • There are other open plains in northern Colombia, sometimes covered with a shrubby growth, and the "mesas" (flat-topped mountains) and plateaus of the Cordilleras are frequently bare of trees.

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  • This tree thrives best in moist soils, has a shrubby appearance, and grows under favourable circumstances to a height of 40 or 50 ft.

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  • The quince is now the only member of the genus Cydonia, the three shrubby quinces previously included are now classified in Chaenomeles.

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  • The species employed for this purpose are mostly of shrubby habit, and are known under the collective name of osiers (see Basket, and Osier).

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  • The forests consist of several species of evergreen and deciduous oaks, " oyamel " (Abies religiosa), the arbutus or strawberry tree, the long-leaved Pinus liophylla and the short-leaved " ocote " or Pinus montezumae and the alder, with an undergrowth of elder (Sambucus mexicana), broom and shrubby heath.

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  • Shrubby herbs in the garden do not need feeding - most of them thrive in poor soil.

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  • Dune scrub A few shrubby species are capable of invading sand dunes to form scrub.

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  • Shrubby plants that have outgrown their pots or tubs may benefit from reporting into larger pots.

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  • Normally forming a multi stemmed shrubby tree, it can grow upto 30ft (9m).

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  • Shrubby sorts usually have small inconspicuous flowers with strong perfumes.

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  • There are some islets with shrubby vegetation found nearby.

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  • Acanthopanax - A. ricinifolium is the most striking of the shrubby Araliads, hardy in England.

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  • Dwarf shrubby plants allied to Incarvillea, with trumpet-shaped flowers and elegant foliage.

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  • The shrubby A. mogadorensis forms snowy masses on a little islet on the Morocco coast, and has not been found elsewhere.

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  • Arctotis Aureola - of shrubby habit, 1 to 2 feet in height, with handsome orange flowers towards the end of the branches.

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  • Interesting and, when well grown, elegant plants of the Barberry order, but not shrubby.

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  • The dwarf, much branched A. pungens is also a native of Mexico; while the shrubby, hardy A. tomentosa comes from N.W. America.

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  • Convolvulus Cneorum - A silvery-leaved shrubby species of high ornament and beauty, growing 3 to 5 feet high.

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  • Iberis Semperflorens - A shrubby plant, with dense corymbs of whit flowers, and not suited for border culture, though hardy enough to stand our winters when grown at the foot of a south wall or in a very sunny corner of the rock garden.

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  • Coriaria Rustifolia - a tall shrubby climber of 10 to 20 feet, with square stems and slender arching shoots, covered with fresh green foliage and sprays of tiny green flowers drooping prettily from the leaf-axils.

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  • Coriaria Torminalis - A plant from the Thibetan frontier of China, and quite hardy in the south of Britain at least, making a shrubby root-stock and her-baceous stems of 2 or 3 feet, which die back each winter.

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  • In New Zealand, where it is found at altitudes of about 4,000 feet, it forms a small shrubby tree.

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  • Senecio Douglasii - A much-branched plant of 3 feet, with a shrubby base, and known as the Squaw Aster in N.W. America.

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  • Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis Fruticosa) - A shrubby kind, hardy in warm dry soils, with evergreen stems at times reaching 6 to 8 feet, but mostly 3 or 4 feet high, and clothed with evergreen woolly-grey leaves of wrinkled texture.

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  • Europe, low and shrubby, with much-wrinkled oblong or triangular leaves, covered with down, and rosy-purple flowers in July.

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  • The Rose of Sharon (H. calycinum) is probably the most familiar, and there are other shrubby species of some beauty.

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  • Owing to their dwarf compact growth, several of the shrubby species are well suited for the rock garden.

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  • In some of its forms it is curiously like the Holly, and is frequently mistaken for it, but it is of looser growth and less thickly furnished with leaves, and is of dwarfer and more shrubby habit.

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  • It is one of the few shrubby Aralias hardy in Britain, coming from Manchuria, where it grows as a tall dense shrub with large trifoliate leaves and rounded heads of dull purple flowers.

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  • The plant is erect and its stems almost shrubby, 14 to 18 inches high.

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  • Shrubby Poppy (Dendromecon Rigidum) - A handsome half-shrubby Poppy bearing yellow flowers and glaucous grey leaves; a little tender, and one that requires a warm wall and some protection in winter.

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  • The best time for propagating the shrubby varieties is the end of September and October.

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  • Other pretty, dwarf, shrubby species, similar to H. vulgare, are H. rosmarinifolium, philosum, and croceum.

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  • H. Tuberaria (Truffle Sun Rose), which in aspect differs from the shrubby species, and is second to none in beauty.

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  • The shrubby kinds are easily increased in July and August if young shoots are used as cuttings.

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  • Tarweed (Chamaebatia) - C. foliolosa is a little shrubby plant of the Rose family, remarkable for the Fern-like beauty of its leaves; the flowers white and something like those of a Bramble.

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  • Vitis Megaphylla - A remarkable Chinese Vine with large cleft leaves, more like a shrubby Aralia than a Vine.

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