Glossary Term:    Definition:
 Chaparral 
1.)A type of dry habitat consisting of short shrubs and scrubby oaks.2.) 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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