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broad-leaved

denoting trees other than conifers, most of which have broad rather than needle-shaped leaves
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Tree and stand level variables influencing diversity of lichens on temperate broad-leaved trees in boreo-nemoral floodplain forests.
This species also starts producing leaves early, before the rains, when broad-leaved trees and shrubs are still deciduous.
These broad-leaved trees make a significant long-term contribution to the environment.
Hardwood furniture, on the other hand, is produced from broad-leaved trees and includes oak, beech, ash, iroko and teak to name but a few.
pubescens (28%), Picea abies (23%), Alnus incana (4%), Populus tremula (2%), and broad-leaved trees (1%; Kulvik 1996).
The Borders Forest Trust - a very worthy body - intends to plant 385,000 broad-leaved trees over an eight-year period to recreate a Bronze Age forest.
The industry also wants higher density planting of traditional broad-leaved trees, the climate change levy to promote the planting of high quality woodland, and a national campaign to set out the benefits of planting British tree varieties.
The construction of the Quinton Business Park is the latest - and final - chapter in the scandal of Quinton Meadows, a treasure trove of broad-leaved trees, including oak and ash, with surrounding meadows rich in bird and animal life.
The new woods will cover more than 800 hectares, using one and a half million broad-leaved trees.
Hardwoods, also called angiosperms or broad-leaved trees, have leaves rather than needles, which are characteristic of the softwoods, also called conifers or gymnosperms.
A total of 100,000 native broad-leaved trees will be planted over the next few years.