shrub (part of speech: noun)
shrub, gorse, blueberry, poison sumac, milkwort, mistletoe, juniper, chokeberry, currant, spiraea, lilac, rose of sharon, guava, cotton, rosemary, tamarisk, cranberry, sumac, zenobia, privet, heather, pomegranate, blackthorn, sisal, forsythia, elder, gardenia, sagebrush, jute, blackberry, locust, pussy willow, rhododendron, oleander, myrtle, hibiscus, huckleberry, holly, alder, gooseberry, azalea, fuchsia, magnolia, syringa, bayberry, furze
- We want to make that clump of mesquite yonder, now pretty quick. - "The Missourian", Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle.
- Except that it can turn an' twist its neck some, it's fixed in the ground as firm an' solid as the stumps of a mesquite bush. - "Wolfville Nights", Alfred Lewis.
- It rolls up dunes about the stocky stems, encompassing and protective, and above the dunes, which may be, as with the mesquite, three times as high as a man, the blossoming twigs flourish and bear fruit. - "The Land Of Little Rain", Mary Hunter Austin.