Shrub

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A shrub or bush is a small- to medium-sized woody plant.wikipedia
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Topiary

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When clipped as topiary, suitable species or varieties of shrubs develop dense foliage and many small leafy branches growing close together.
Topiary is the horticultural practice of training perennial plants by clipping the foliage and twigs of trees, shrubs and subshrubs to develop and maintain clearly defined shapes, whether geometric or fanciful.

Shrubbery

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An area of cultivated shrubs in a park or a garden is known as a shrubbery.
A shrubbery is a wide border to a garden where shrubs are thickly planted, or a similar larger area with a path winding through it. A singular shrub is also known as a bush.

Tree

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They are distinguished from trees by their multiple stems and shorter height, and are usually under 6 m (20 ft) tall.
They differ from shrubs, which have a similar growth form, by usually growing larger and having a single main stem; but there is no consistent distinction between a tree and a shrub, made more confusing by the fact that trees may be reduced in size under harsher environmental conditions such as on mountains and subarctic areas.

Deciduous

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Species that grow into a shrubby habit may be either deciduous or evergreen.
In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous (/dɪˈsɪdʒuəs/) means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit.

Plant life-form

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In botany and ecology, a shrub is more specifically used to describe the particular physical structural or plant life-form of woody plants which are less than 8 m high and usually have many stems arising at or near the base.
In colloquial speech, plants may be classified as trees, shrubs, herbs (forbs and graminoids), etc. The scientific use of life-form schemes emphasizes plant function in the ecosystem and that the same function or "adaptedness" to the environment may be achieved in a number of ways, i.e. plant species that are closely related phylogenetically may have widely different life-form, for example Adoxa and Sambucus are from the same family, but the former is a small herbaceous plant and the latter is a shrub or tree.

Pinophyta

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Shrubs in common garden practice are generally considered broad-leaved plants, though some smaller conifers such as mountain pine and common juniper are also shrubby in structure.
The great majority are trees, though a few are shrubs.

Subshrub

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Small, low shrubs, generally less than 2 m (6.6 ft) tall, such as lavender, periwinkle and most small garden varieties of rose, are often termed "subshrubs".
Because the criteria are matters of degree rather than of kind, the definition of a subshrub is not sharply distinguishable from that of a shrub; examples of reasons for describing plants as subshrubs include ground-hugging stems or low growth habit.

Branch

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When clipped as topiary, suitable species or varieties of shrubs develop dense foliage and many small leafy branches growing close together.
A branch ( or, ) or tree branch (sometimes referred to in botany as a ramus) is a woody structural member connected to but not part of the central trunk of a tree (or sometimes a shrub).

Bearberry

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Arctostaphylos (Bearberry, Manzanita) *
Bearberries are three species of dwarf shrubs in the genus Arctostaphylos.

Maple

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Acer (Maple) *
Most maples are trees growing to a height of 10 - 45 m. Others are shrubs less than 10 meters tall with a number of small trunks originating at ground level.

Aronia

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Aronia (Chokeberry)
Aronia is a genus of deciduous shrubs, the chokeberries, in the family Rosaceae native to eastern North America and most commonly found in wet woods and swamps.

Artemisia (genus)

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Artemisia (Sagebrush)
Artemisia comprises hardy herbaceous plants and shrubs, which are known for the powerful chemical constituents in their essential oils.

Arctostaphylos

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Arctostaphylos (Bearberry, Manzanita) *
They are shrubs or small trees.

Manzanita

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Arctostaphylos (Bearberry, Manzanita) *
They are evergreen shrubs or small trees present in the chaparral biome of western North America, where they occur from Southern British Columbia and Washington to Oregon, California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas in the United States, and throughout Mexico.

Aralia

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Aralia (Angelica Tree, Hercules' Club) *
Aralia, or spikenard, is a genus of the family Araliaceae, consisting of 68 accepted species of deciduous or evergreen trees, shrubs, and rhizomatous herbaceous perennials.

Callicarpa

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Callicarpa (Beautyberry) *
Callicarpa (beautyberry) is a genus of shrubs and small trees in the family Lamiaceae.

Dermatophyllum

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Calia (Mescalbean)
Dermatophyllum is a genus of three or four species of shrubs and small trees in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family, Fabaceae.

Actinidia

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Actinidia (Actinidia)
The genus includes shrubs growing to 6 m tall, and vigorous, strong-growing vines, growing up to 30 m in tree canopies.

Buddleja

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Buddleja (Butterfly bush)
Of the approximately 100 species nearly all are shrubs

Berberis

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Berberis (Barberry)
Berberis, commonly known as barberry, is a large genus of deciduous and evergreen shrubs from 1 – tall, found throughout temperate and subtropical regions of the world (apart from Australia).

Callistemon

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Callistemon (Bottlebrush) *
Callistemon is a genus of shrubs in the family Myrtaceae, first described as a genus in 1814.

Evergreen

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Species that grow into a shrubby habit may be either deciduous or evergreen.
There are many different kinds of evergreen plants, both trees and shrubs.

Tea

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Camellia (Camellia, Tea) *
Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub (bush) native to East Asia.

Buxus

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Buxus (Box) *
They are slow-growing evergreen shrubs and small trees, growing to 2–12 m (rarely 15 m) tall.

Juniperus communis

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Shrubs in common garden practice are generally considered broad-leaved plants, though some smaller conifers such as mountain pine and common juniper are also shrubby in structure.
Juniperus communis is a small coniferous evergreen tree or shrub, very variable in form, ranging from 10 m—rarely 16 m—tall to a low, often prostrate spreading shrub in exposed locations.