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- adjective tending to form dense thickets
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North of this zone is the low Arctic, which is characterized by tundra vegetation in the strict sense (Fig. 7.17), consisting of communities of low, thicket-forming shrubs with sedges, tussock-forming sedges with dwarf shrubs, and mires in poorly drained areas.
The American hazel is a large thicket-forming shrub, which sprouts very freely after cutting, and the foliage is generally dense.
An attractive thicket-forming evergreen shrub from west coast of North America.