subshrub

noun
sub·shrub | \ˈsəb-ˌshrəb, especially Southern -ˌsrəb\

Definition of subshrub 

: a perennial plant having woody stems except for the terminal part of the new growth which is killed back annually also : a low shrub

First Known Use of subshrub

1825, in the meaning defined above

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