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Noun: groundcover
  1. Low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow
    - ground cover
     
  2. Small plants other than saplings growing on a forest floor
    - ground cover

Derived forms: ground covers, groundcovers

Type of: botany, flora, underbrush [N. Amer], undergrowth, underwood, vegetation

Encyclopedia: Groundcover