Deciduous Plants

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Reasons For Being Evergreen or Deciduous
... Deciduous trees shed their leaves usually as an adaptation to a cold or dry season ... Evergreen trees do lose leaves, but not all at the same time the way that deciduous trees do ... Most tropical rainforest plants are considered to be evergreens, replacing their leaves gradually throughout the year as the leaves age and fall, whereas species growing in seasonally arid climates may be either ...
Deciduous - Botany
... In botany and horticulture, deciduous plants, including trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials, are those that lose all of their leaves for part of the year ... of the world, including tropical, subtropical, and arid regions, plants lose their leaves during the dry season or other seasons, depending on variations in rainfall ... The converse of deciduous is evergreen, where green foliage is persistent year round ...

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