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The conifers, division Pinophyta, also known as division Coniferophyta or Coniferae, are one of 13 or 14 division level taxa within the Kingdom Plantae.

conifer n : any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones [syn: {coniferous tree}]

Conifer \Co"ni*fer\, n. [L. conifer; conus cone + ferre to bear: cf. F. conif[`e]re.] (Bot.) A tree or shrub bearing cones; one of the order {Coniferae}, which includes the pine, cypress, and (according to some) the yew. [1913 Webster]

Conifer, CO Zip code(s): 80433


In botany, an evergreen plant is a plant that has leaves in all seasons. This contrasts with deciduous plants, which completely lose their foliage during the winter or dry season.

evergreen adj : (of plants and shrubs) bearing foliage throughout the year [ant: {deciduous}] n : a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year [syn: {evergreen plant}] [ant: {deciduous plant}]

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Evergreen \Ev"er*green\, n. 1. (Bot.) An evergreen plant. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. Twigs and branches of evergreen plants used for decoration. ``The funeral evengreens entwine.'' --Keble.

Evergreen \Ev"er*green\a. (Bot.) Remaining unwithered through the winter, or retaining unwithered leaves until the leaves of the next year are expanded, as pines cedars, hemlocks, and the like. [1913 Webster]

Evergreen, AL (city, FIPS 24808) Location: 31.43739 N, 86.95502 W Population (1990): 3911 (1735 housing units) Area: 39.4 sq km (land), 0.2 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 36401 Evergreen, CO (CDP, FIPS 25390) Location: 39.63368 N, 105.34230 W Population (1990): 7582 (3176 housing units) Area: 26.8 sq km (land), 0.2 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 80439 Evergreen, LA (town, FIPS 24775) Location: 30.95402 N, 92.10602 W Population (1990): 283 (113 housing units) Area: 2.6 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Evergreen, MT (CDP, FIPS 25075) Location: 48.22568 N, 114.27499 W Population (1990): 4109 (1635 housing units) Area: 8.5 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 59901 Evergreen, NC Zip code(s): 28438 Evergreen, WA (CDP, FIPS 22675) Location: 45.62729 N, 122.52735 W Population (1990): 11249 (4076 housing units) Area: 11.8 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Evergreen, WI (CDP, FIPS 24587) Location: 44.84246 N, 89.63738 W Population (1990): 3423 (1106 housing units) Area: 10.6 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 54840

Data Sources:

  • conifer: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • conifer: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • conifer: U.S. Gazetteer (1990)
  • evergreen: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • evergreen: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • evergreen: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • evergreen: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • evergreen: U.S. Gazetteer (1990)

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