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suppressed crown class
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suppressed crown class noun
A suppressed or overtopped crown classrefers to trees whose crowns extend into the lower part of the canopy or may be below the bottom of the canopy. If shade tolerant, they may persist below the canopy in a flat topped form with wide thin crowns.