elfin woodland

noun

: stunted forest growing at higher elevation in warm moist regions and characterized by gnarled stumpy trees heavily burdened with epiphytes and abundant growth of mosses compare krummholz

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“Elfin woodland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elfin%20woodland. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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