How are the herbs, shrubs and trees different ? Give examples.
Depending on the size, plants are classified into three groups:
- Herbs: They are very small plants with soft and green stems. Eg. Mint, spinach.
- Shrubs: They are medium sized plants with woody stems. The branches are almost same size arising from the stem immediately above the soil. e.g. Rose, jasmine.
- Trees: Tall plants with a thick, hard and woody stem are called trees. They bear woody branches and leaves at some distance above the ground. e.g. Coconut, mango
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Solution How Are the Herbs, Shrubs and Trees Different ? Give Examples. Concept: Meaning and Concept of Classification of Plant.