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  • Updated 17 May 2009
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An evergreen shrub or tree, often known simply as 'Box', with small leathery leaves and dense wood. Box-woods were among the many types of plant-life discovered by Frodo and Sam was they journeyed through the southern land of Ithilien on the borders of Mordor.

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