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shrub

a woody plant less than 10 metres high in which there are abundant side branches and no real trunk.
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SBRC research found that the entire shrublike plant can be turned into biofuel more effectively than many other feedstocks.
Saw palmetto forms shrublike ground vegetation that covers large portions of the southeastern Coastal Plain, especially in flatwoods and prairie communities that have sandy soil and a seasonally high water table (Hilmon 1969).
Still, in field trials, camelina, a shrublike plant with yellow flowers, produced an average of 2,000 pounds of seeds per acre in 80 days.
shrub: Plant that is shrublike in growth habit; usually a short, perennial plant without strong apical dominance.