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- adj. Not woody
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- adj. not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood. Opposite of
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- adj. not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood
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However, a few trees, such as cottonwoods, oaks, and willows grow in river valleys, and some nonwoody plants, specifically a few hundred species of flowers, grow among the grasses.
These include dominance by woody, broad-leaved, deciduous plants, nonwoody plants with underground storage structures and spring blooming (1,400 species in the Great Smokies alone), early-leafing ephemeral herbs or shade-adapted perennials with buds that overwinter, and plant communities that vary predictably along environmental gradients.
Stems remain thin and nonwoody throughout the plant's life.
Sweet basils are herbaceous (nonwoody, nonpersistent), having the taproot shaped roots, and the leaves are generally a broad oval shape and make a special fragrance.
Herbaceous stems are mature nonwoody stems that exhibit only primary growth.
Epidermis is an outer protective covering tissue of plant roots, leaves, and stems of nonwoody plants.
The vegetation at that time consisted of nonwoody plants.
Herbaceous refers to the fact that a plant has a soft or nonwoody stem.
n Cattle like a diverse menu of grasses, legumes and forbs (nonwoody, broad-leaved plants) because eating a single forage crop can build up toxicity in an animal.