Falling off, or subject to fall or be shed, at a certain season, or a certain stage or interval of growth, as leaves (except of evergreens) in autumn, or as parts of animals, such as hair, teeth, antlers, etc.; also, shedding leaves or parts at certain seasons, stages, or intervals; as, deciduous trees; the deciduous membrane.
eventually falling; not evergreen
a. (L. deciduus, that which falls down) falling after completion of the normal function.
The term used to describe the loss of leaves or other growths upon maturity or at the end of a growing season, with re-growth after a dormant rest.
plants that lose their leaves once a year, usually in winter.
Refers to trees which drop their leaves in autumn. Compare to evergreen.
A tree, shrub, or other plant, most commonly with long flat leaves, which loses its leaves in the fall and is bare during winter. Common deciduous trees include oak, cherry, and maple.
having the property of falling off or shedding; a name used for the primary teeth.
trees that lose their leaves on a seasonal basis.
Dropping off; shedding of leaves at the end of the growing season
Trees and shrubs that lose their leaves in autumn.
shed periodically. In mammalian terminology this term refers to the milk incisors, canines, and premolars that are shed once and replaced by the permanent dentition.
A type of tree with broad leaves that usually are shed annually, such as aspen.
Trees which loose their leaves seasonally or at some stage of development.
falling off or shedding; not persistent; refers to leaves, bracts, stipules, and stipels.
Falling off at maturity or end of life.
Term applied to trees (commonly broadleaf) that drop all their leaves sometime during the year.
( Underappreciated Trees) - falling off, as leaves from a tree; not evergreen; not persistent.
Deciduous trees are classified botanically as Angiosperms and shed their foliage annually. They are commonly called hardwoods.
a plant that sheds all its leaves once during the year. Ash trees, mulberry, apricot and peach trees are deciduous.
Trees or shrubs that lose their leaves during part of the year (for example, in winter).
(trees). All leaves drop in the autumn; not evergreen.
falling seasonally, e.g. of the leaves or bark of some trees. cf. evergreen.
Sheds all leaves in one season
These are plants that loose their leaves at the end of the growing season. Maple trees are a good example.
There are evergreens and there are deciduous trees (and shrubs). Deciduous trees loose their leaves once a year (ex: oak, maple, and alders).
Refers to plants that shed their leaves in autumn and then grow them again the following spring. See evergreen.
Tree species that annually sheds its leaves. Wood from these trees are considered to be hardwoods such as maple, chestnut, birch, gum and poplar.
Trees that shed their leaves [or needles in the case of larch] each winter, and replace them each spring.
These are plants that loose their leaves at the end of the growing season. Oak and Maple trees are good examples.
trees that lose their leaves every fall.
Not persisting, falling away in less than one year.
leafy hardwood trees such as aspen or maple that loose their leaves in the fall.
plants whose leaves fall off during the winter.
loses its leaves in response to the cold season; opposite of evergreen. Decoction: an extract of essence or flavor produced by boiling down.
Plants having structures that are shed at regular intervals or at a given stage in development, such as trees that shed their leaves seasonally. [Go to source
Generally trees that have broad leaves that are shed in the fall. Usually it is a hard wood.
describes a plant/tree that loses all its leaves at the end of a growing season.
all of the leaves fall off during the winter months and return in the spring.
when trees or shrubs loose their foliage at the end of growing seasons.
describes a plant that periodically (typically in autumn) loses all its leaves; most North American broadleaf trees are deciduous; a few conifers, such as the larch and cypress, are also deciduous
Trees that are leafless for some time of the year. Also referred to as hardwoods, although some hardwoods are not deciduous thereby making them even more severe competitors for commercial conifers.
not persistent; A tree losing its leaves at the end of the growing season; non-evergreen.
Refers to plants that show a coordinated, seasonal loss of leaves. This strategy allows plants to conserve water during a time they could perform little photosynthesis anyway.
Trees or plants that shed their leaves every year.
a broad leafed tree that looses its leaves in winter
Trees that shed their leaves seasonally; hardwoods.
plants with leaves that last only one growing season.
Losing leaves after the growing season.
falling off or being shed during a certain season or at a partial stage of growth such as leaves or antlers (Morris 1992).
trees that lose there leaves annually.
( Ask a Gardener) - falling off, as leaves from a tree; not evergreen; not persistent.
falling off or being shed seasonally or at a particular stage of development; in the body, referring to the first set of teeth
A plant that drops its leaves in the fall.
type of forest with color-changing and falling leaves
Deciduous is a term that indicates that a plant sheds its foliage at the end of the growing season. The term, deciduous is used especially in reference to trees and shrubs.
a plant or tree that looses its leaves seasonally Mississippi: Early Logging
Term applied to trees (commonly broadleaf) that usually shed their leaves annually. Also known commercially as 'hardwoods'.
Refers to a woody plant that loses all or most of its leaves in winter dormancy.
broad leaf or hardwood trees, leaves stay on tree for one growing season, change color in the fall and are shed for winter.
Deciduous plants drop all their leaves once a year.
opposite of evergreen; losing all leaves or foliage during fall or early winter.
Perennial plants whose leaves die all at once (and usually fall) at the end of each growing season, to be replaced by new leaves at the next growing season. Most deciduous plants are broad-leaved, though a few, such as Larix laricina (Tamarack), have needles. Plants whose leaves live year-round are evergreen.
(of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season
(of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth; "deciduous teeth"
Plants that shed all their leaves annually, usually in the fall.
Leaves falling at maturity or the end of a growing season.
Falling off; not permanent or evergreen.
usually losing its leaves with the approach of winter
Term applied to trees that lose the leaves and have a dormancy period at least once per year.
A tree which sheds its leaves seasonally.
plants which shed their leaves at least once a year
A plant which sheds its leaves each year.
a plant that sheds its leaves and enters a state of dormancy annually
Shedding all its leaves seasonally, leafless for part of the year.
A plant that loses most or all of its leaves in fall or winter.
same as caducous but usually used for foliage, antonym to evergreen.
Referring to plants that drop their leaves at the end of a growing season.
A plant which loses all of its leaves during the winter season.
Refers to tree and other plants that drop their leaves every year, generally during winter. Some cactus and other desert species drop their leaves during summer to conserve water.
Trees which shed all their leaves annually at the end of the growing season.
Falling off or shedding at a particular stage of growth
Literally means to shed. Refers to baby or primary teeth.
A tree that drops its leaves seasonally or annually.
Describes a tree or plant that loses its leaves in the Fall.
Describing a plant that sheds its foliage seasonally.
Trees that lose their leaves, generally broad-leaved and usually hardwoods.
Trees that shed their leaves annually; as opposed to evergreens
Dropping off; shedding its leaves in the autumn.
a tree which sheds or loses foliage at the end of the growing season
Not remaining, usually refers to the culm sheath when it falls off immediately, the culm is fully extended.
plants that lose their leaves each fall.
Not evergreen; shedding leaves that are no longer functioning; once a year or from climatic events.
referring to a family of trees that have broad leaves which are lost every autumn (An example would be the maple or the beech.)
trees that drop their leaves in winter.
falling off; in plants: shedding leaves annually
Habitat dominated by trees and/or shrubs that shed their leaves seasonally every year, being without leaves during dormant season(s) until the new ones emerge
Trees and shrubs that shed their leaves each year.
Part of the plant that falls away at the end of its normal function. Awns are sometimes deciduous.
of the leaves or bark, shed yearly or at the end of a recurring growth period
A tree that has a seasonal growth cycle where new foliage is produced in the spring, then grows throughout the summer, turns colors in autumn, and drops in the winter, leaving buds on the branches for next spring's new foliage. Deciduous trees enter a state of dormancy annually.
Shedding or losing foliage at the end of the growing season: deciduous trees.
A plant whose parts, particularly leaves, are shed at regular intervals or at a given stage of development.
Trees which shed their leaves annually. These are usually soft, flat leaves that are lost in the autumn. The dense timber produced results in these often being called 'hardwoods'.
woody plants that seasonally lose their leaves.
Adjective used for a tree or shrub which sheds its leaves in winter.
Perennial plants that are normally leafless for some time during the year.
A type of tree that loses its leaves each fall.
Trees that annually lose all their leaves. In Maine, this includes all broadleaf tree species, plus the coniferous Larch, or Tamarack.
Not persistent; dropping or falling off.
plants and trees which shed their leaves in winter.
a group of plants with leaves that fall off at the end of the growing season (start of the winter season in Canada).
Falling off or shed at maturity or in a dry season. Contrast with evergreen.
any plant that naturally sheds all of its leaves at any one time—usually fall
falling away; not persistent; being shed; not evergreen. Deciduous leaf
falling off, usually at a certain season, after completion of the normal function.
Trees belonging to the botanical group Angiospermae with broad leaves that are shed annually. Examples of deciduous trees are trembling aspen, balsam poplar and white birch. Also known as hardwood.
sheds its leaves each year at the end of the period of growth
Trees that periodically lose all their leaves. Most broadleaf trees in New Hampshire are deciduous.
caduque(adj) trees that shed their leaves annually at the end of the growth period or at maturity.
trees that lose their leaves each fall
The term given to broad-leaved trees which shed leaves annually. Examples: Ash, Oak and Walnut. ( Hardwood trees).
A woody plant that has leaves for one growing season, sheds those leaves, then grows new ones.
plants that shed all of their leaves at the end of the growing season
Perennial plant that loses all its leaves at one time during the year.
Trees that shed their leaves in the fall. Widely used for furniture. They include pine, oak, maple, redwood and spruce. Pine is commonly used for building material.
Relating to seasonal loss of leaves; relating to teeth that are replaced by others.
Having leaves that fall off or are shed seasonally to avoid adverse weather conditions such as cold or drought.
Losing leaves seasonally - a maple tree is deciduous.
shedding foliage each year, as applied to trees and shrubs; losing fruit or leaves at maturity or at the end of the growing season; not evergreen
Said of leaves or stipules which do not persist in a green condition throughout the winter; usually falling in the autumn.
A plant that drops its leaves yearly at the end of the growing season.
Plants that naturally lose their leaves during the winter.
a plant which looses its leaves in a given season.
shedding all leaves annually.
losing leaves once a year.
A plant that sheds its leaves each year in Autumn- this can be a broad-leaved or a coniferous tree.
Losing leaves or foliage during cold or dry periods.
Falling off each season ( as leaves); bearing the deciduous parts ( as trees).
All leaves of plant falling in one season, mostly applying to certain tree species. (The term is less often used used for parts tha Parent Term: Tree_crown Difficulty Level
A tree which drops its foliage at the end of the growing season and develops new foliage the next spring. Not synonymous with broadleaved tree - some conifers (examples: Larch, Dawn Redwood, Bald Cypress) drop their needles each fall.
Not persistent, leaves falling in autumn.
To fall off or shed; a name used for primary teeth.
Losing leaves or needles in the fall.
belonging to the class of trees or forests that lose their leaves when winter comes
A shrub or tree that loses some or all of its leaves seasonally.
Not persistent or evergreen.
Of leaves, bark, and so forth, falling regularly at the end of a growth period, or in the tropics, prior to one. Of a leaf, falling at the end of one season of growth or life. Of a perennial plant, losing its leaves (or a proportion of them) at the end of a season's growth.
falling off; applied to trees that shed all their leaves at a particular season.
A woody plant that sheds or loses foliage at the end of the growing season.
describes a woody plant that seasonally loses all of its leaves and becomes temporarily bare-stemmed.
Trees and shrubs that shed their leaves at the end of the growing season.
Plants that lose their leaves at some season of the year, and then grow them back at another season.
Trees or shrubs that lose their leaves each year during a cold or dry season.
a tree or shrub that sheds Its leaves seasonally.
Deciduous plants lose their leaves for part of the year. Some deciduous trees lose their leaves whenever the soil gets very dry. Some desert trees, like paloverdes, are like that. Along Sabino Creek, the fall-deciduous trees (the ones that lose their leaves in the fall season) are the Arizona sycamore, the Arizona walnut, the Fremont cottonwood, Goodding willow, and the velvet ash.
shedding or losing leaves annually; the opposite of evergreen. Trees such as maple, ash, cherry, and larch are deciduous.
forest containing only leaf bearing trees
The description if a tree or shrub that looses all its leaves annually, usually remaining bare-stemmed through the winter and developing new foliage in the spring.
To fall off or shed seasonally; usually refers to the leaves of a plant.
Refers to any group of plants which drop their leaves at the end of their growing season. Maples, Elm, and Oak are all popular bonsai specimens which are in this category.
A plant (usually a tree) that loses its leaves during an unfavorable time of year. In North America, most broad-leafed trees are deciduous and lose their leaves in the autumn. In the tropical rainforests, however, deciduous trees drop their leaves during the dry season.
Trees that shed their leaves regularly. they may be cold-deciduous and drop their leaves when the weather becomes cool (as in Autumn) or drought-deciduous, dropping their leaves when the water supply is low.
having parts (leaves) that fall off seasonally or at a certain stage of development. Examples of deciduous trees include birch and alder.
Describes plants that lose their leaves during part of the year.
A group of trees that lose all of their leaves every year.
Describes a plant or tree that sheds its leaves, every year in Autumn
The condition where the margins of a leaf (or leaflet) have relatively large jagged projections, but not so large as to be considered lobes. Arrowwood Viburnum is a good example of a shrub with leaves having dentate margins.
Trees that shed their foliage annually. Commonly referred to as hardwood.
Shedding their leaves at the end of the growing season.
Trees or shrubs whose leaves fall.
Trees and shrubs that lose their leaves or needles in the fall are called "deciduous". Leaves and needles that remain on the tree through the winter, are part of the way into winter, are called "persistent". Except for tamarack, deciduous trees can also be called "broad-leafed" trees or "hardwoods". [To return to previous page, click your browser's BACK button then scroll through the page to your last location
Plants that shed their leaves seasonally and are leafless for part of the year.
Describes a plant whose leaves fall off seasonally, or a leaf which falls off seasonally. Most deciduous plants lose their leaves in autumn.
Falling after completion of the normal function; not persistent.
refers to the falling off or shedding of a plant seasonally. Deciduous trees lose their leaves or needles seasonally, whereas evergreens will not.
those woody plants that lose their leaves each winter.
Having leaves that fall off in autumn; not evergreen.
A plant that loses its leaves seasonally, usually in the fall.
Trees which annually lose their leaves.
Trees which lose their leaves in winter.
Deciduous plants lose their leaves at the end of each growing season.
Not persistent; falling off, as leaves of a nonevergreen tree in the fall.
trees that seasonally loose their leaves.
loosing leaves in the autumn.
Deciduous plants lose their leaves seasonally, usually for the dry season. Some deciduous plants include ash, beech, hickory, maple, and oak.
Plants or trees which lose their leaves during the autumn and winter seasons.
Deciduous means "temporary" or "tending to fall off" (deriving from the Latin word decidere, to fall off). Generally broad-leaf trees including Maple, Oak, Elm, Aspen and Birch among others.