Definition of Subshrub

1. Noun. Low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base.

Exact synonyms: Suffrutex
Specialized synonyms: Darling Pea, Poison Bush, Amsonia Tabernaemontana, Blue Star, Periwinkle, Aralia Nudicaulis, False Sarsaparilla, Wild Sarsaparilla, Wild Sarsparilla, American Spikenard, Aralia Racemosa, Life-of-man, Petty Morel, Aralia Hispida, Bristly Sarsaparilla, Bristly Sarsparilla, Dwarf Elder, Bloodleaf, Cleome Pinnata, Desert Plume, Prince's-plume, Stanleya Pinnata, California Tree Poppy, Matilija Poppy, Romneya Coulteri, Burdock, Clotbur, Argyranthemum Frutescens, Chrysanthemum Frutescens, Marguerite, Marguerite Daisy, Paris Daisy, Wormwood, Sage Brush, Sagebrush, Beggar's-ticks, Beggar-ticks, Bur Marigold, Burr Marigold, Sticktight, Centaury, Matchbush, Matchweed, Guayule, Parthenium Argentatum, American Feverfew, Parthenium Integrifolium, Prairie Dock, Wild Quinine, Bastard Pimpernel, Chaffweed, False Pimpernel, Thrift, Marsh Rosemary, Sea Lavender, Statice, Corchorus, Diapensia, Loosestrife, Deer Grass, Meadow Beauty, St John's Wort, False Heather, Golden Heather, Hudsonia Ericoides, Beach Heather, Hudsonia Tomentosa, Poverty Grass, Cassia Fasciculata, Chamaecrista Fasciculata, Partridge Pea, Sensitive Pea, Wild Sensitive Plant, Cassia Tora, Senna Obtusifolia, Sicklepod, Beggar Lice, Beggar's Lice, Tick Trefoil, Hedysarum Boreale, Sweet Vetch, French Honeysuckle, Hedysarum Coronarium, Sulla, Hippocrepis Comosa, Horseshoe Vetch, Cube, Compass Plant, Lotus Americanus, Prairie Bird's-foot Trefoil, Prairie Lotus, Prairie Trefoil, Coral Gem, Lotus Berthelotii, Babies' Slippers, Bacon And Eggs, Bird's Foot Clover, Bird's Foot Trefoil, Lotus Corniculatus, Indian Beet, Lupinus Perennis, Old-maid's Bonnet, Sundial Lupine, Wild Lupine, Ononis Repens, Rest-harrow, Restharrow, Ononis Spinosa, Rest-harrow, Restharrow, Hoary Pea, Kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, Polygonum Orientale, Prince's-feather, Prince's-plume, Princess Feather, Eriogonum, Dryas Octopetala, Mountain Avens, Avens, Prunus Besseyi, Rocky Mountains Cherry, Western Sand Cherry, Woodruff, Linnaea Borealis, Twinflower, Milkwort, Caltrop, Devil's Weed, Tribulus Terestris, Pachysandra, Aeonium Haworthii, Pinwheel, Phlomis, Jerusalem Sage, Phlomis Fruticosa, Germander, Blue Curls, Eringo, Eryngo
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Definition of Subshrub

1. Noun. A low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subshrub

1. a low shrub [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subshrub

subservient
subserviently
subservientness
subserving
subsessile
subset
subsets
subshaft
subshafts
subshell
subshells
subshift
subshifts
subshock
subshrub (current term)
subshrubs
subside
subsided
subsidence
subsidences
subsider
subsiders
subsides
subsidiaries
subsidiarily
subsidiarities
subsidiarity
subsidiary
subsidiary company

Literary usage of Subshrub

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"Mexican subshrub, the- lower lip longer than the upper and the fin. marked with white on both lips toward the throat. Also found in Mex BM. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"NC to Fla. and as.—H. fragile, Heldr. & Sart. Dwarf subshrub: Ivs. ovate ... -~J*f ^ ^9f <^fc - Upright or ascending subshrub, 1 ft.: Iva. oblong-lanceolate ..."

3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"... also known as sweet resin bush, Is a perennial subshrub. It has showy, yellow inflorescences which bloom in Arizona from December to March. ..."

4. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"A subshrub, with the aspect of the widow wail (Cneorum tricoccum), and a native of northern Caucasus. The fruit is not known; hence the species may not be ..."

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