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  • Until about 1800 this was wood pasture where commoners of the forest grazed their animals and coppiced or pollarded the small-leaved limes, oak, beech, hazel and holly.


  • Of course, we should have made nettle rope, or used twisted bark of the small-leaved lime in the traditional Neolithic way, but we compromised with brown twine.


  • Like true woodlanders, George and his wife Sue live perched 800 feet above the treetops of the ancient small-leaved lime woods that cover the south-facing bank of the Wye Gorge upstream from Tintern Abbey.


  • Uniquely, the small-leaved limes of the Wye Valley are relatively gregarious.


  • The pudding stones have been piled on top of, or around, huge old coppice stools of small-leaved limes, oak or hazel.


  • The drier northeastern Gulf has more small-leaved plants such as creosote bush Larrea divaricata.

    Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, Mexico

  • In addition to these mixed forests (eucalypt forests with rain forest understorey), eucalypts dominate other communities such as sub-alpine woodlands, dry sclerophyll forests and woodlands in which the understorey is multiple-aged and contains small-leaved prickly shrub species, wet sclerophyll forests in which the understorey is uniform-aged and contains broad-leaved shrub species and ferns, and some scrub and moorland communities.

    Tasmanian Wilderness, Australia

  • These fire-prone ecosystems, where small-leaved evergreen shrubs are the most common growth form, are associated with predominantly winter rainfall of between 250 millimeters (mm) and 2,000 mm annually, and mostly infertile soils.

    Lowland fynbos and renosterveld

  • They are both small-leaved, though the santolina mounds really nicely and so gives a little structure of its own.

    Reposting of New Design-Part One-Why? « Fairegarden

  • Dumosa, the small-leaved tree, another small-leaved tree much resembling the hawthorn, spreading out into many branches from the root; it rises to upwards of twenty feet in height.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart


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