suffrutescent


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suffrutescent

(sŭf′ro͞o-tĕs′ənt) also

suffruticose

(sŭf-ro͞o′tĭ-kōs′)
adj.
Having a stem that is woody only at the base; somewhat shrubby.
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Role of allelopathy, heat, and charred wood in the germination of chaparral herbs and suffrutescents.
350 herbaceous and suffrutescent species with a mostly northern hemisphere distribution, but also reaching the Andes and southern hemisphere (Jordon-Thaden & Koch, 2008).
Presence of a seed bank would suggest that postfire seedling establishment is a component of life histories for herbaceous and suffrutescent plant species in Florida sand pine scrub.
Changes in herbaceous and suffrutescent perennials in grazed and ungrazed decertified grassland in Southeastern Arizona.