This gallery contains 678 pictures of shrubs. Shrubs are plants that are under 15 feet in height and have multiple stems. As a definition for this site, they are shorter than trees but taller than herbs, which do not grow more than a few feet in height. The term shrub is used to describe the structure of a plant; therefore, the term shrub can be applied to plants in many plant families. To see specific plants that can be described as shrubs, click on the sub-galleries.