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Word: deciduous

Definition: falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth

Sentences Containing 'deciduous'

"Caladenia dilatata", green comb spider orchid, is a deciduous terrestrial orchid species found throughout southern Australia.
A hedge may be evergreen or deciduous, formal or informal, short or tall, depending on the style of the garden and purpose of the boundary.
Above these cliffs are found several deciduous woody plants of the genus Populus.
Along the river and stream courses, there are dense "shola", or dwarf moist deciduous forest in both the west and east parts of the plateau.
Annual and perennial plants, deciduous and evergreen trees, plants inhabiting different stations and fitted for extremely different climates, can often be crossed with ease.
Another point of interest is that these cynodonts had deciduous teeth, which is a characteristic of mammals and means that babies could not chew, and required specialized parental care.
Between the two, there are holm oak forests along the highway, then low deciduous rainforest and on some of the hillsides, tall cactus.
Deciduous trees and plants have been promoted as a means of controlling solar heating and cooling.
Dika grows naturally in canopied jungle, gallery forests and semi-deciduous forests.
Due to rainfall differences, there are tropical dry deciduous forest, part of the South Deccan Plateau dry deciduous forests ecoregion in the west part of Sigur, while the eastern part has morethorn scrub forests.
Extensive prairies, piney hill country, minor swamplands and deciduous forests make up its geography.
Great diversity in the size of two plants, one being woody and the other herbaceous, one being evergreen and the other deciduous, and adaptation to widely different climates, does not always prevent the two grafting together.
Hardwood timber production is the process of managing stands of deciduous trees to maximize woody output.
In climates with significant heating loads, deciduous trees should not be planted on the southern side of a building because they will interfere with winter solar availability.
In May ramsons turn the ground of the deciduous forest into a carpet of green and white blooms.
In monsoonal areas of Costa Rica, the habitat is known as tropical deciduous forest, where most of the trees lose their leaves at the end of the dry season.
In spring and summer, the pine and deciduous forests in the mountains throughout the region are destinations for hiking and exploring.
It frequents humid to semi-humid forest (only rarely in deciduous forest) and plantations.
It had been thought to be restricted to dry deciduous forest but it has now also been found in grassland and is probably more resilient to disturbed habitat than had previously been realised.
It is a deciduous perennial tree, native to eastern North America.
It is a deciduous shrub growing to tall and wide, with zig-zagging stems and alternate, simple leaves long, which turn yellow in autumn.
It is a deciduous shrub or small to medium-sized tree growing to 20 m in height, with thick, fissured bark.
It is a medium-sized deciduous tree growing to tall, with a trunk up to diameter, with brown to gray bark, maturing into hard plates or ridges.
It is a saprotroph that acts as a primary decomposer of wood, especially deciduous trees, and beech trees in particular.
It is a small deciduous tree growing to 5–10 m tall, with a trunk up to 20 cm diameter.
It is a variable deciduous shrub growing to tall by wide, the stems woody, slightly hairy, and branched.
It is common in dry deciduous forests, scrub and fallow lands and found throughout the year.
It is especially valued for its ability to colonise deciduous woodland.
It is largely found in forested areas with coniferous, deciduous and mixed woodland, especially in wet locations.
It is not particularly threatened by habitat loss because it is adaptable and is found in deciduous and coniferous forests, scrubland, meadows, parks and gardens.
It was originally dominated by temperate deciduous forest growing mostly on limestone covered by glacial till.
Its leaves are alternate, narrowly elliptic, and deciduous after fruiting.
January is also associated with the deciduous trees in the city shedding their leaves.
Most of the catchment area is composed of open fields and areas of spruce and deciduous forest, with a single trafficked road passing west of the lake.
Nevermore Tree is a deciduous tree of unknown species located outside the Village of Fowl Devotees on Hector's property.
No deciduous conifers occur in the Olympics; larch trees occur in the much-drier eastern Cascades, but not in the Olympics or western Cascades.
Phu suan sai National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติภูสวนทราย) Most of the forests are dry evergreen forests mixed with deciduous trees.
Plants may drop their leaves in times of dryness (drought deciduous), or modify the leaves produced so that they are smaller.
Scotland enjoys a diversity of temperate ecologies, incorporating both deciduous and coniferous woodlands, and moorland, montane, estuarine, freshwater, oceanic, and tundra landscapes.
The dry summers limit the growth of deciduous trees, such as most hardwoods.
The forests are a part of the temperate deciduous forest that extends from Florida north to eastern Canada.
The fungus fruits on the ground in groups or fairy rings in deciduous and coniferous forests.
The habitat consists of deciduous woodland.
The lake is surrounded by the deciduous forest and lawns of the park Lillsjöparken.
The Reserve Centrale de Meanabe is a protected area consisting principally of dry deciduous forest in the western part of Madagascar.
The semi-deciduous Paraná-Paraíba interior forests occupy the westernmost valleys of the Iguaçu and Uruguay rivers.
The vegetation of the southern slopes is short stuttered, comprising deciduous and evergreen trees with diverse shrub growth.
These small passerine birds are found in open deciduous woodland.
They are polyphagous in deciduous trees.
They have alternate simple leaves, pointed at the end, with entire or crinkled margins; the leaves can be either deciduous or evergreen.

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