That portion of the trees in a forest stand below the level of the main canopy.
The lower storey of a forest crop, e.g., a young crop under seed bearers, coppice under standards, or the lower storeys in a multi-storeyed high forest. ( BCFT modif.).
Layer of trees with crowns below those of the dominant trees in the canopy.
The level of forest vegetation beneath the canopy.
That portion of the trees or other vegetation in a forest stand below the main canopy level.
Habitat provided by plants growing between trees under the canopy.
any plants growing under the canopy formed by other plants, particularly herbaceous and shrub vegetation under a tree canopy.
Layer of small trees and shrubs beneath the main tree canopy.
Refers to the flora growing beneath the canopy layer of the forest or woodland and includes ground cover, herb layers and shrub layers.
The lower level of vegetation in a forest. Usually formed by ground vegetation (mosses, herbs and lichens), herbs and shrubs, but may also include subdominant trees. Sous-étage
the lower canopy or shrub layer of the forest.
Plants growing beneath the canopy of other plants. Usually refers to grasses, forbs and low shrubs under a tree or shrub canopy. cf. overstorey.
Lower level growth in forests, such as plants and seedlings protected by the canopy