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Groups of trees

canopy

noun

a mass of leaves and branches that form a cover high above the ground

clump

noun

a group of trees or plants growing very close together

coppice

noun

a copse

copse

noun

a small group of trees growing close together, especially ones that are cut regularly

grove

noun

a group of trees of a particular type, especially trees arranged in lines

plantation

noun

a large group of trees that are grown to be cut down for wood

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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