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plant litter
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The accumulation of leaves, twigs, bark, needles, stems, fruits, branches and other plant parts on the surface of the soil.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/41163.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/41163
Used For
leaf litter
litterfall
Broader Term
soil morphological features
Narrower Term
forest litter
Related Term
necromass
organic horizons
plant ecology
soil organic matter
Spanish
hojarasca
Term Number
41163