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A woody plant less than 5 metres (approx. 15 feet) high, either without a distinct main main stem, or with branches persisting on the main main stem almost to its base. A low woody perennial plant usually having several major branches.A woody plant less than ten metres in height.

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wildlife gardening

... beautiful can't be also the most useful but I would dispute this. I think that this fad for placing the emphasis on planting 'native' trees and shrubs rather than ornamental varieties is wildly misplaced. There are plenty of 'native' trees and shrubs out in the wild, but their disadvantage in ...

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by animartco
Sun May 18, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: wildlife gardening
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Re: Why is knowledge on phylogeny important

... a single patient. Through cladistic analysis, a phylogeny for the genus Taxus has been produced that shows Taxus cuspidata, a common ornamental shrub, to be a very close relative of T. brevifolia. Taxus cuspidata, then, may also produce large enough quantities of taxol to be useful. Having a ...

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by Lucanus cervus
Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:25 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why is knowledge on phylogeny important
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Re: Can some help identify this plant

I believe this is a Camelia Shrub and think it is mostly sub-tropical to tropical

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by tallblondealien
Wed Apr 13, 2011 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can some help identify this plant
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Can some help identify this plant

I have this Shrub? Or small tree growing with deep grren leaves and flower that are large white with pink spoted flowers.

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by squeaky1742
Sat Apr 09, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can some help identify this plant
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Help identifying a plant

Hi all, My wife and I just bought a house and we have a shrub in the front yard I'm trying to identify. Can anyone here help? If not, can you point me in the right direction? The link below has a picture of the shrub in flower: http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/SoZQQX2k0jpQWWC5DaVSjJFh0WPLVzjoAkbgoceMm24?feat=directlink ...

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by JarrodHayes
Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:53 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Help identifying a plant
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