HyperDic: subshrub

English > 1 sense of the word subshrub:
NOUNplantsubshrub, suffrutexlow-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
English > subshrub: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninglow-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base.
NarrowerAmerican feverfew, wild quinine, prairie dock, Parthenium integrifoliumstout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers
American spikenard, petty morel, life-of-man, Aralia racemosaUnarmed woody rhizomatous perennial plant distinguished from wild sarsaparilla by more aromatic roots and panicled umbels
French honeysuckle, sulla, Hedysarum coronariumperennial of southern Europe cultivated for forage and for its nectar-rich pink flowers that make it an important honey crop
Jerusalem sage, Phlomis fruticosaA spreading subshrub of Mediterranean regions cultivated for dense axillary whorls of purple or yellow flowers
St John's wortAny of numerous plants of the genus Hypericum having yellow flowers and transparently dotted leaves
Western sand cherry, Rocky Mountains cherry, Prunus besseyiDwarf ornamental shrub of western United States having large black to red and yellow sweet edible fruit
avensAny of various perennials of the genus Geum having usually pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers
beach heather, poverty grass, Hudsonia tomentosasmall heathlike plant covered with white down growing on beaches in northeastern North America
bird's foot trefoil, bird's foot clover, babies' slippers, bacon and eggs, Lotus corniculatusEuropean forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America
bloodleafAny plant of the genus Iresine having colored foliage
blue curlsAny of several plants of the genus Trichostema having whorls of small blue flowers
blue star, Amsonia tabernaemontanasubshrubs of southeastern United States forming slow-growing clumps / clumps and having blue flowers in short terminal cymes
bristly sarsaparilla, bristly sarsparilla, dwarf elder, Aralia hispidabristly herb of eastern and central North America having black fruit and medicinal bark
bur marigold, burr marigold, beggar-ticks, beggar's-ticks, sticktightAny of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing
burdock, clotburAny of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs
caltrop, devil's weed, Tribulus terestrisTropical annual procumbent poisonous subshrub having fruit that splits into five spiny nutlets
centauryAny plant of the genus Centaurea
chaffweed, bastard pimpernel, false pimpernelweedy plant having short dry chafflike leaves
coral gem, Lotus berthelotiilow-growing much-branched perennial of Canary Islands having orange-red to scarlet or purple flowers
corchorusAny of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowers
cubeAny of several tropical American woody plants of the genus Lonchocarpus whose roots are used locally as a fish poison and commercially as a source of rotenone
darling pea, poison bushEither of two Australian plants of the genus Swainsona that are poisonous to sheep
deer grass, meadow beautyAny of several plants of the genus Rhexia usually having pink-purple to magenta flowers
desert plume, prince's-plume, Stanleya pinnata, Cleome pinnataperennial of southwestern United States having leathery blue-green pinnatifid leaves and thick plumelike spikes of yellow flowers
diapensiaAny boreal low-growing evergreen plant of the genus Diapensia
eriogonumAny plant of the genus Eriogonum with small clustered flowers
eryngo, eringoAny plant of the genus Eryngium
false heather, golden heather, Hudsonia ericoidesNorth American decumbent evergreen heathlike plant with yellow flowers
germanderAny of various plants of the genus Teucrium
guayule, Parthenium argentatumMuch-branched subshrub with silvery leaves and small white flowers of Texas and northern Mexico
hoary peaA plant of the genus Tephrosia having pinnate leaves and white or purplish flowers and flat hairy pods
horseshoe vetch, Hippocrepis comosaEuropean woody perennial with yellow umbellate flowers followed by flattened pods that separate into horseshoe-shaped joints
loosestrifeAny of numerous herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lythrum
marguerite, marguerite daisy, Paris daisy, Chrysanthemum frutescens, Argyranthemum frutescensperennial subshrub of the Canary Islands having usually pale yellow daisylike flowers
matchweed, matchbushAny of several plants of the genus Gutierrezia having tiny flower heads that resemble the heads of matches
matilija poppy, California tree poppy, Romneya coulteritall branching subshrub of California and Mexico often cultivated for its silvery-blue foliage and large fragrant white flowers
milkwortAny of various plants of the genus Polygala
mountain avens, Dryas octopetalaCreeping evergreen shrub with large white flowers
pachysandraAny plant of the genus Pachysandra
partridge pea, sensitive pea, wild sensitive plant, Chamaecrista fasciculata, Cassia fasciculataTropical American plant having leaflets somewhat sensitive to the touch
periwinklechiefly trailing poisonous plants with blue flowers
phlomisAny of various plants of the genus Phlomis
pinwheel, Aeonium haworthiiperennial subshrub of Tenerife having leaves in rosettes resembling pinwheels
prairie bird's-foot trefoil, compass plant, prairie lotus, prairie trefoil, Lotus americanusNorth American annual with red or rose-colored flowers
prince's-feather, princess feather, kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, prince's-plume, Polygonum orientaleAnnual with broadly ovate leaves and slender drooping spikes of crimson flowers
restharrow, rest-harrow, Ononis repensEuropean woody plant having pink flowers and unifoliate leaves and long tough / tough roots
restharrow, rest-harrow, Ononis spinosaEurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough / tough roots
sagebrush, sage brushAny of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
sea lavender, marsh rosemary, staticeAny of various plants of the genus Limonium of temperate salt marshes having spikes of white or mauve flowers
sicklepod, Senna obtusifolia, Cassia toracosmopolitan tropical herb or subshrub with yellow flowers and slender curved pods
sweet vetch, Hedysarum borealeperennial of western United States having racemes of pink to purple flowers followed by flat pods that separate into nearly orbicular joints
thriftAny of numerous sun-loving low-growing evergreens of the genus Armeria having round heads of pink or white flowers
tick trefoil, beggar lice, beggar's liceAny of various tropical and subtropical plants having trifoliate leaves and rough sticky pod sections or loments
twinflower, Linnaea borealisCreeping evergreen subshrub of the northern parts of Europe and Asia with delicate fragrant tubular bell-shaped usually pink flowers borne in pairs
wild lupine, sundial lupine, Indian beet, old-maid's bonnet, Lupinus perennisstout perennial of eastern and central North America having palmate leaves and showy racemose blue flowers
wild sarsaparilla, false sarsaparilla, wild sarsparilla, Aralia nudicaulisCommon perennial herb having aromatic roots used as a substitute for sarsaparilla
woodruffAny plant of the genus Asperula
wormwoodAny of several low composite herbs of the genera ... / genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishsubarbusto, suffrutex

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