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  • noun Alternative spelling of overstory.


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  • The lower elevations are covered with chaparral woodland with digger pine Pinus sabaniana and oak Quercus chrysolepis in the overstorey and extensive brush fields of Ceonothus spp.,

    Yosemite National Park, United States

  • Araucarian vine forest or 'dry' rain forest, characterized by a discontinuous overstorey of hoop pine Araucaria cunninghamii, a species prized for its timber, occurs mainly at lower altitudes, although it can extend above 700 m.

    Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves, Australia


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