Definitions for "ground cover"
Keywords:  ivy, bare, litter, mulch, myrtle
low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow.
small plants other than saplings growing on a forest floor.
That proportion of a sample area occupied or overtopped by various vegetative components. A measure of ground cover is often obtained by ocular estimation.
Polyethylene sheeting used on the dirt floor of crawl spaces to prevent ground moisture from being drawn up into the house.