thicket-forming


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Adj.1.thicket-forming - tending to form dense thickets
wooded - covered with growing trees and bushes etc; "wooded land"; "a heavily wooded tract"
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In the wild, this thicket-forming shrub does not spread rapidly because it grows in poor prairie soils.
And last but least only among champions, the four flyweights--bear (Quercus ilicifolia), Havard (Quercus havardii), dwarf chinkapin (Quercus prinoides), and Mohr oaks--with 1-foot thick trunks and less than 100 points may look like they are just getting started until you realize that they are best known as thicket-forming shrubs.