broad-leafed


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broad-leaved

(brôd′lēvd′) also broad-leafed (-lēft′)
adj.
Having broad or relatively broad leaves rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves.
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Adj.1.broad-leafed - having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves
deciduous - (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season
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When the salt has dissolved, spray or wipe it on to broad-leafed weeds such as ground elder, but don't let it spread to other plants, as it will kill those too.
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A lone bugler played taps under the shade of a moss-covered, broad-leafed maple.
In lawns you must use a selective weedkiller to kill just broad-leafed weeds and not your precious grass
This somewhat gawky shrub grows 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide, Plant it in front of fine-textured evergreens or tuck one among broad-leafed evergreens.
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Over the next hill he found himself driving deeper into a valley where broad-leafed trees formed a shady canopy over the road.
Local schoolchildren planted 4,000 broad-leafed trees alongside Pontburn Woods to create Ajax Wood which will commemorate HMS Ajax, one of Nelson's ships which fought at Trafalgar.
He said it was intended to plant a mix of broad-leafed species such as holly, hawthorn, beech, oak and rowan during the coming year.