Chaparral

A thicket of scrub oak and other brush.
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Chaparral

Tracked Anti-aircraft Missile launcher based on M548 chassis [US]
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Chaparral

Series of surface-air-missiles [US]
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Chaparral

Cha`par·ral' noun [ Spanish , from chaparro an evergeen oak.] 1. A thicket of low evergreen oaks. 2. An almost impenetrable thicket or succession of thickets of thorny shrubs and brambles. Chaparral cock ; fem . Chaparral hen (Zoology) ,
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chaparral

A plant community of drought-adapted shrubs, usually found in rocky and rapidly drained shallow soils. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Chaparral

• (n.) An almost impenetrable thicket or succession of thickets of thorny shrubs and brambles. • (n.) A thicket of low evergreen oaks.
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chaparral

vegetation composed of broad-leaved evergreen shrubs, bushes, and small trees usually less than 2.5 m (about 8 feet) tall; together they often form ... [1 related articles]
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Chaparral

A type of plant community common to areas of the world that have a Mediterranean climate (for example, California and Italy). It is characterized by shrubs, shrubby thickets and small trees that are adapted to seasonal dry conditions. Also called Mediterranean Scrubland.
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chaparral

chaparral (chăpurăl') , type of plant community in which shrubs are dominant. It occurs usually in regions having from 10 to 20 in. (25–50 cm) of rainfall annually and with a Mediterranean-type climate. Where the rate of evaporation is high, chaparral may be found where the rai...
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Chaparral

an area characterized by dense, leathery-leaved, evergreen shrubs
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Chaparral

Chaparral is a shrubland or heathland plant community found primarily in the U.S. state of California and in the northern portion of the Baja California peninsula, Mexico. It is shaped by a Mediterranean climate (mild, wet winters and hot dry summers) and wildfire, featuring summer-drought tolerant plants with hard sclerophyllous evergreen leaves,...
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Chaparral

a type of vegetation characterized by low, thickly growing evergreen shrubs or bushes with flat, broad leaves and interlacing branches; the typical natural growth of many areas with a climate of cool moist winters and long dry summers, as in much of the western United States (Morris 1992).
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Chaparral

A dry shrub land found in the west; manzanita, chamisal and mahogany are typical plants. Wrentit is a good typical bird of the chaparral.
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Chaparral

Dense brushy habitat of woody shrubs wtih small, thick evergreen leaves.
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Chaparral

Habitat dominated by a dense growth of mostly small-leaved evergreen shrubs that is found mainly in the West and Southwest and is characterized by hot, dry summers and cool, moist winters.
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Chaparral

an area characterized by dense, leathery-leaved, evergreen shrubs
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