garrigue

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garrigue(garigue) A low-growing, secondary vegetation which is widespread in the Mediterranean basin and is derived from the original evergreen mixed forest. The dominant plants are aromatic herbs and prickly dwarf shrubs, with drought-resistant foliage, many belonging to the mint family (Labiatae) or Leguminosae. See also maquis and Mediterranean scrub.

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garrigue (garigue) A low-growing, secondary vegetation which is widespread in the Mediterranean basin and is derived from the original mixed forest. The dominant plants are aromatic herbs and prickly dwarf shrubs, with drought-resistant foliage, many belonging to the mint family (Labiatae) or Leguminosae. See also MEDITERRANEAN SCRUB.