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Deciduous plant

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Temperate Deciduous Forest-World Biomes

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"Deciduous Trees" by Aimee O'Connor

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Deciduous and Coniferous Trees

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What is a deciduous plant?

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The temperate deciduous forest biome

In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous (/dɪˈsɪdʒuəs/) means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit.
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