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old growth forest  

Definition

  • [Henderson's] uncut virgin forest containing trees that are hundreds and sometimes thousands of years old, as in the forests of Douglas fir, western hemlock, giant sequoia and redwoods in the western United States.

Broader concept

Entry terms

  • old growth forests
  • old-growth forests

Scope note

  • US LTER controlled vocabulary

Creator

  • herbert.schentz@umweltbundesamt.at

URI

http://vocabs.lter-europe.net/EnvThes/21838

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