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  • nounbush
  • nounplant

synonyms for shrub

  • fern
  • hedge
  • plant
See also synonyms for: shrubs
  • foliage
  • hedge
  • shrubbery
  • thicket
  • topiary
  • tree
  • brier
  • bush
  • boscage
  • bosket
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Highly portable, they’re easy to use in gardens, behind shrubs, and anywhere that collects dead leaves.
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Shrubs tend to burn hot, but shrub ecosystems are well-adapted to fire.
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That heat and dryness turned grasses, shrubs, and trees into easy tinder, ready to ignite at the slightest spark.
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SDG&E said an increased risk from shrubs and bushes “has no relevance to the issue,” meaning it’s trees that matter here.
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All this suggested that Antarctica was once a forest full of conifers, ferns and flowering shrubs.
A RAINFOREST ONCE GREW NEAR THE SOUTH POLECAROLYN GRAMLINGMAY 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It was supposed by many on its discovery to grow like the engraving given—in form resembling a tree or shrub rather than an herb.
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Almost any other kind of shrub'd have died long ago, neglected as things have been, but you can't kill a currant bush.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Brutus was getting well, but there would always be a scar on his shoulder, where the sharp-pointed shrub had entered the flesh.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
He shook his cramped limbs with as little ceremony as if Kano were a shrub, and then turned, with the evident intention of flight.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
“Guayule” is a resinous rubber secured from a two-foot shrub that grows on the arid plains of Texas and Northern Mexico.
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WORDS RELATED TO SHRUB

  • brier
  • burr
  • catch weed
  • cleaver
  • furze
  • goose grass
  • gorse
  • hedge
  • nettle
  • prick
  • prickly shrub
  • shrub
  • spray
  • thistle
  • thistle sage
  • thorn
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