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Prescribed burns burn at a lower intensity, eating up debris and twiggy materials but leaving bigger trees intact.
There are many woody little, much branched, twiggy shrublets, which bristle all over with thorns and spines.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
The leaves are neat, thickly-arranged, and hoary, while the whole plant is twiggy and of strict though by no means formal growth.
It is an old inhabitant of our gardens, and forms a somewhat erect, twiggy bush, of fully 10 feet in height.
Tree moderately vigorous, round-headed, twiggy; shoots reddish; foliage rather dark.
AMERICAN POMOLOGYJ. A. WARDER
The great branches stand off nearly at right angles to the trunk, and are bushy and twiggy at the ends.
The tree is small, spreading into a compact though irregular head of twiggy, slender branches.
TREES WORTH KNOWINGJULIA ELLEN ROGERS
Occasionally an ant will slip in crossing a twiggy crevasse, and his leaf become tightly wedged.
EDGE OF THE JUNGLEWILLIAM BEEBE
Yes; these big shoots are long and smooth and straight, and the little twiggy ones are all over sharp points.
BROWNSMITH'S BOYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
It may also be grown with happy results as shown in the illustration, needing only a well-secured twiggy bush.

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