Plants can be broadly divided into 5 types :
Trees -Big and strong plants with trunks
Shrubs – Have many branches and grow near to the ground. Have woody and thin stem with no main trunk.
Herbs – Small plants with soft green stem. Leaves, flower, seeds used for flavoring/medicines.
Climbers – Weak and soft stem. Need support to stand and grow straight
Creepers – Soft green stem. Grow along the ground.