Layers of the Rain Forest

April 2007
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;4/20/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 23, p4
The article features te rainforest and its components. The layers of the rainforest include emergent layer, canopy, understory and forest floor. Emergent layer which is the top layer is composed of the treetops of very tall trees while the canopy is the umbrella that is formed over the forest. The understory is made up of the small trees and shrubs and similar to the forest floor and it receive less sunlight.


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