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A very low-growing shrub.
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(Botany) another name for subshrub
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(ˈʌn dərˌʃrʌb)

a low shrub.
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Noun1.undershrub - a low shrubundershrub - a low shrub        
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Vegetation is mostly represented with shrubs and undershrubs or perennial herbs.
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lignosum (Vatke) Kazmi, Cressa cretica (all shrubs or undershrubs) and grasses including Dichanthium annulatum (Forssk) Stapf., Lasiurus hirsutus (Forssk) Boiss and Aeluropus lagopoides.