Overstory meaning

ōvər-stôrē
The highest layer of vegetation in a forest, usually forming the canopy.
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The trees in a forest whose crowns constitute this layer.
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The upper portion of a community of plants, above the understory.
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Origin of overstory

  • over- +"Ž story

    From Wiktionary