Herbaceous – relating to plants that are not woody but have soft, green stems
Her bay was spacious (herbaceous) – it had no woods, but was full of colourful plants with soft green stems.
Examples of herbaceous in a sentence
The garden was rich in herbaceous plants that were tolerant of a long, hot summer
After a rare rainstorm, the desert bloomed for a short time with several types of herbaceous plant.
She analysed the flowering plants from the forest floor and found them to be mostly non-woody, herbaceous species.