Understory

Layer of plants near the ground.

understory

the underlying layer of vegetation that grows beneath a forest
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Understory

Understory (or understorey, underbrush) in forestry and ecology refers to plant life growing beneath the forest canopy without penetrating it to any extent. Plants in the understory comprise an assortment of seedlings and saplings of canopy trees together with specialist understory shrubs and herbs. Young canopy trees often persist in the understo...
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understory

(from the article `primate`) ...continuum of interlacing branches, a three-dimensional maze that provides home, restaurant, shopping districts, and highways for primates. Three ...
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UNDERSTORY

A layer of woody vegetation under the canopy of a forest, the shrub and tree layer below the dominant stratum.
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Understory

All forest vegetation growing under the canopy or upper layers of forest vegetation.
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understory

low growing trees and shrubs under a forest canopy. Any plant growing under a taller tree.
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understory

refers to vegetation (ferns, shrubs, saplings) growing beneath the forest canopy.
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Understory

The area below the forest canopy that comprises shrubs, snags and small tree. Because the understory receives little light, many of the plants at this level tolerate shade and will remain part of the understory. Others will grow and replace older trees that fall.
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Understory

The forest layer beneath the canopy that includes small trees, young canopy trees, shrubs, and herbs.
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understory

the level of forest vegetation beneath the canopy.
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Understory

The lower level of trees and shrubs in a forest.
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Understory

The smaller trees that grow below the major forest.
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understory

The trees and other woody species growing under a relatively continuous cover of branches and foliage formed by the overstory trees. ... (05 Dec 1998) ...
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Understory

Vegetation that lies close to the ground in a forest or other wild area.
Found on https://www.eurekacamping.com/blog/article/20-camping-terms-you-should-know
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