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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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Picea pollen is continuously present from the beginning of the Atlantic but reaches its maximum during the Sub-Boreal around 3500 BP, when the content of pollen of broad-leaved trees and alder starts to decrease rapidly.
At successive levels of altitude, often nuanced by the orientation of the slopes, there are mixed sclerophyllous forests of the Mediterranean type, with broad-leaved trees and conifers; clear sessile oak forests in relatively dry zones with cold winters; greatly varied deciduous forests but with very few beeches; beech woods; and finally, at a higher altitude, mixed thickets with broad-leaved trees and conifers.
In winter conifers have little competition other than the leafless broad-leaved trees with attractive bark, such as the paper bark birches, the dazzling white of Betula jacquemonti glittering like an ice maiden against the blue sky on a cold winter's day.
They currently comprise conifers (29%) including Korean pine Pinus koraiensis, eastern white pine Pinus strobus and Japanese larch Larix leptolepis and broad-leaved trees (71%) including Japanese white birch Betula platyphylla, Manchurian walnut Juglans mandshurica and Japanese emperor oak Quercus dentata.
The answer is that fruit trees, unlike broad-leaved trees, require aftercare, which costs money.
Stephen Westerberg, site manager at RSPB Geltsdale, said: "We believe much of the success has been due to a variety of habitat restoration schemes including the planting of 110,000 native broad-leaved trees over 230ha (570 acres) of the reserve.
The Woodland Trust is planting 100,000 native broad-leaved trees at White Hill Woods, County Durham, with the hope of making it one of the biggest woodlands in the North of England in the next 12 years.
Building on parkland and destroying mature broad-leaved trees will ensure we stay top of the table for many years to come.
galeotti (MigaV) from Charco Verde, while the third cluster included all the small-leaved plants and two broad-leaved trees, H.
broad-leaved forest (where broad-leaved trees such as Guazuma ulmifolia Lam.
Farming engineer Antonio Campos emphasises the importance of "restoring indigenous species, notably broad-leaved trees such as green oak and cork oak in the south, and oak and chestnut in the north, instead of systematically planting pine and eucalyptus".