Undergrowth sentence example

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  • They traveled through miles of wild country where the hills were covered with a dense undergrowth of brush.
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  • The undergrowth itself rises fully 15 ft.
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  • Bushes are common in western Alaska, but undergrowth is very scanty in the forests.
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  • The island has extensive forests of conifers with an undergrowth of ferns and flowering plants, and bears are numerous.
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  • The climbing plants in the tropical forests are exceedingly luxuriant and the undergrowth or " bush " is extremely dense.
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  • The desert was full of wild life, the balance of nature being preserved by the carnivorous animals preying on the herbivorous; trees watered by soakage from the Nile protected the undergrowth and encouraged occasional rainfall.
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  • The valley below is filled with the richest vegetation, the undergrowth being largely composed of azaleas and rhododendrons.
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  • David, who spent some time in the Albert Edward district, that the creature dwells in the most dense parts of the primeval forest, where there is an undergrowth of solid-leaved, swamp-loving plants, such as arum, Donax and Phrynium, which, with orchids and climbing plants, form a thick and confused mass of vegetation.
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  • A thousand times during that half-hour Rostov cast eager and restless glances over the edge of the wood, with the two scraggy oaks rising above the aspen undergrowth and the gully with its water-worn side and "Uncle's" cap just visible above the bush on his right.
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  • For a century the Appalachians were a barrier to the westward expansion of the English colonies; the continuity of the system, the bewildering multiplicity of its succeeding ridges, the tortuous courses and roughness of its transverse passes, a heavy forest and dense undergrowth all conspired to hold the settlers on the seaward-sloping plateaus and coastal plains.
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  • It had been blocked up and was well hidden by undergrowth.
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  • The undergrowth of the forest here, being grazed by cattle, is much more open.
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  • Scrub and woods with dense undergrowth line both its banks, and, except by the great chaussee from Metz to Verdun, access to the French side becomes impossible to troops in ordered bodies.
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  • The shores of the larger islands are fringed in some parts with a dense barrier of mangroves, backed by an often impenetrable thicket of tropical undergrowth, which, as the ridges are ascended, give place to taller trees and deep green bushes which are covered with orchids and trailing moss (orchilla), and from which creepers hang down interlacing the vegetation.
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  • The country in general is a fern paradise, and the iridescent creeping Selaginella (akin to Lycopodium) festoons the undergrowth by the wayside.
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  • The tundra is a coastal plain, swampy and covered with undergrowth and underlaid by gravel.
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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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  • The lowland pasture, from 2000 to 5000 ft., is composed of more vigorous grasses, with an undergrowth of an exceptionally succulent character.
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  • A lizard rustles in the undergrowth around the rim of the massive crater.
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  • He screeched at the creature ultrasonically, which rotated through 180 degrees and skittered back into the undergrowth making frightened, low pitched rumblings.
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  • Take a walk on the wild side and see what creepy crawlies you can find skulking in the undergrowth.
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  • Crash the undergrowth, execute an ambush and shoot the stag - what could be more fun !
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  • Pond management and clearance of undergrowth in woodland in the grounds of a Jacobean Mansion with footpaths enabling full access to the public.
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  • Tree felling and undergrowth clearance is only done in autumn and winter to avoid harming nesting birds.
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  • The grinning girl two meters away snarled and unsheathed claws the size of boulders, crashing through the undergrowth to find the robot.
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  • These plants group well, and the handsome foliage makes healthy undergrowth, over which the tall plumes of white or red flowers tower with good effect.
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  • Either alone or in groups they have a fine effect, as an undergrowth to trees in the pleasure garden or in the shadier parts of the garden, and are evergreen.
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  • Their chief value is for undergrowth in woods, or for ornamental covert (as birds eat the berries), and they will flourish anywhere.
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  • Where artificial copsewood is the object, hazel, hornbeam and other bushes may be planted between the oaks; but, when large timber is required, the trees are best without undergrowth.
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  • The woods are so dense over large districts as to be impenetrable, except by cutting a path foot by foot through the close network of vines and undergrowth.
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  • They contain stunted timber trees, palms, mangroves and other tropical and sub-tropical plants and have an almost impenetrable undergrowth.
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  • The ground is broken up into picturesque gorges and deep ravines, and the whole is covered with fine forest trees and a rich undergrowth.
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  • The early colonists found quite half the surface of the archipelago covered with dense, evergreen forest, a luxuriant growth of pines and beeches, tangled and intertwined with palms, ferns of all sizes, wild vines and other parasites, and a rank, bushy, mossed undergrowth.
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  • The Puget Sound Basin and the neighbouring slopes of the Cascade and Olympic Mountains are noted for their forests, consisting mainly of giant Douglas fir or Oregon pine (Pseudotsuga Douglasii), but containing also some cedar, spruce and hemlock, a smaller representation of a few other species and a dense undergrowth.
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  • There is only one good road in the province, that from Enzeli to Kazvin by way of Resht; in other parts communication is by narrow and frequently impassable lanes through the thick forest, or by intricate pathways through the dense undergrowth.
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  • I slid gingerly down a dense bank of undergrowth to a spot where a deep slack on the inside might just hold a barbel.
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  • This kind of damage often comes from parking your car into undergrowth, be sure to trim back bushes from your driveway.
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  • I caught my foot on some rather prickly undergrowth which split the top of the boot.
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  • It meant I could cover up when the cloud came in, or if the undergrowth became prickly.
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  • Crash the undergrowth, execute an ambush and shoot the stag - what could be more fun!
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  • We have to employ several people from the local villages to clear the undergrowth on a regular basis.
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  • We work alone, often in remote places, using power tools to cut back undergrowth.
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  • Cut back and remove undergrowth that is strangling an area of bluebells.
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  • Ventilation was provided by a network of four inch diameter glazed drainage pipes that came to the surface within the surrounding undergrowth.
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  • Come and explore the undergrowth, then make a mask or a model of your favorite wild creature.
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  • For 30 minutes no manakins called then the explosive note tore out of the tangled gully undergrowth.
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  • The morning was spent crawling through dense undergrowth along what was supposed to be a footpath.
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  • After lunch we head uphill through heavy undergrowth until we reach the tallest single tower on this section of the Wall.
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  • In reality this was just daylight shining through the dark undergrowth.
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  • Holidays where limbs are in contact with forest undergrowth or tall grasses put people at particular risk from these infections.
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  • You are told that the vehicle is on its side embedded in dry woodland undergrowth at the bottom of a steep embankment.
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  • Most of them had survived burial in the jungle undergrowth or under disease-ridden mattresses, where the Japanese would be unwilling to search.
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  • In Southern India they delight in hill-forest, where the undergrowth is largely formed of bamboo, the tender shoots of which form a favourite delicacy; but during the rains they venture out to feed on the open grass tracts.
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  • Her ears kept flicking and she kept looking at the undergrowth on the other side of the pond.
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  • The forests throughout most of the state have a luxuriant undergrowth consisting of a great variety of shrubs, flowering plants, grasses, ferns and mosses, and the display of magnolias, azaleas, kalmias, golden rod, asters, jessamines, smilax, ferns and mosses is often one of unusual beauty.
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  • This is generally known as thornbush and has little undergrowth.
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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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  • In the temperate uplands of the interior, as about Luang Prabang, Himalayan and Japanese species occur - oaks, pines, chestnuts, peach and great apple trees, raspberries, honeysuckle, vines, saxifrages, Cichoraceae, anemones and Violaceae; there are many valuable timber trees - teak, sappan, eagle-wood, wood-oil (Hopea), and other Dlpterocarpaceae, Cedrelaceae, Pterocarpaceae, Xylia, ironwood and other dye-woods and resinous trees, these last forming in many districts a large proportion of the more open forests, with an undergrowth of bamboo.
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  • It is commonly found in hedges and coppices, and as an undergrowth in woods, and reaches a height of some 12 ft.; occasionally, as at Eastwell Park, Kent, it may attain to 30 ft.
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  • The Tiergarten, the beautiful west-end park with its thickets of dense undergrowth and winding lanes and lakes has lost somewhat of its sylvan character owing to building encroachments on the north side and the laying out of new rides and drives.
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  • Among the principal imitations of other furs is musquash, out of which the top hair has been pulled and the undergrowth of wool clipped and dyed exactly the same colour as is used for seal, which is then offered as seal or red river seal.
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