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Litter (in Forests)

Definition:

Surface layer on the forest floor of loose non-living organic debris consisting of freshly fallen or slightly decomposed plant parts (below a certain diameter), such as leaves, bark, twigs, flowers, fruits, and other vegetable matter.

Source: GreenFacts, based on Alaska Geobotany Center  

Translation(s):

Español: Hojarasca
Français: Litière (dans les forêts)

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