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Related to deciduous tree: Deciduous Forest
deciduous treeany tree in which there is leaf-fall in the autumn with new leaves produced in the spring after a winter spent in dormancy. Such trees are generally ANGIOSPERMS (e.g. oak, ash, beech) although some CONIFERS are also deciduous (e.g. the larch).
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