variants or less commonly suffruticous
: woody and perennial at the base but remaining herbaceous above
a low suffruticose perennial

Word History


New Latin suffruticosus, from Latin sub- + fruticosus fruticose

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“Suffruticose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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