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A woody plant is a vascular plant that has a stem (or more than one stem) that is lignified to a high degree. Woody plants are trees, shrubs, etc or lianas. Most woody plants will be composed mostly of wood. Divisions Non-seed-bearing plants Equisetophyta Lycopodiophyta Psilotophyta Pteridophyta Superdivision Spermatophyta Pinophyta Cycadophyta Ginkgophyta Gnetophyta Magnoliophyta The vascular plants are plants in the Kingdom Plantae (also called Viridiplantae) that have specialized tissues for conducting water. ... A stem is the above ground axis of a vascular plant. ... The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... A broom shrub in flower A shrub or bush is a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category of woody plant, distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, usually less than 6 m tall. ... A liana is woody climber. ... A tree trunk as found at the Veluwe, The Netherlands Wood derives from woody plants, notably trees but also shrubs. ...


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Woody plant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (76 words)
A woody plant is a vascular plant that has a stem (or more than one stem) that is lignified to a high degree.
Woody plants are trees, shrubs, etc or lianas.
Most woody plants will be composed mostly of wood.
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