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Deciduous

Deciduous trees in autum

A deciduous tree is a type of tree that loses its leaves at the end of its growing season, which can be in the fall or in the dry season depending on the climate. The word deciduous comes from the Latin word decidere, meaning "to fall off". The process of leaf loss is called abscission. Deciduous trees are also known as broadleaf trees or hardwood trees. Some examples of deciduous trees are oak, maple, birch, ash, and beech. Deciduous trees contrast with evergreen trees, which do not lose their leaves.

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