Whats the difference between deciduous and broadleaf trees?

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Whats the difference between deciduous and broadleaf trees?

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This might be difficult for you to understand, just because of where you might live. Some trees can be both, but others might be only one of these. A deciduous tree is one whose leaves fall at the appropriate time of year when it gets too cold for photosynthesis to occur, then grow back in a few months when the weather warms up again. A broadleaved tree just means that the tree has leaves which are wider than the needles of, say, a conifer. One (broadleaf) is based on the leaf shape, the other is based on the tree’s physiology. All the maples which I know of, and this would include the Florida maple, Acer barbatum, are deciduous. For oaks, there’s a mixture. White, red, chestnut, scarlet, willow, and shingle oaks are all deciduous and broadleaved trees. Live oak (Quercus virginiana http://www.cnr.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/… ) is broadleaved, but evergreen. And being a conifer doesn’t automa

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