hardwood forest

hardwood forest

[′härd‚wu̇d ¦fär·əst]
(ecology)
An ecosystem having deciduous trees as the dominant form of vegetation.
An ecosystem consisting principally of trees that yield hardwood.
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To further this endeavor, we examined how richness and diversity of arthropods in an upland hardwood forest in south-central Florida changed with vertical structure.
The new normal in the wake of '38 was a hardwood forest, which sprang up from seeds, sprouts, shoots, and young saplings.
We reclassified NLCD deciduous forest and woody wetlands as hardwood forest (i.e.
The company said the assets are stocked with primarily red pine, jack pine and hardwood forest types, which will supply a diverse customer base that manufacture utility poles, lumber, studs and pulp and paper products.
They are usually perched on dipterocarp trees (tall, hardwood forest trees) and feed on small mammals, rodents and snakes.
When a finer scale analysis was done to assess white-tailed deer habitat suitability within SNWR's boundary, we evaluated 5 of the primary vegetation types: moist soil, perennial marsh, lakeplain prairie, bottomland hardwood forest, and agriculture.
In a typical stand of American hardwood forest, there's going to be a wide range of tree quality and tree species.
Crown Maple's trees are tapped in the Taconic hardwood forest, which stretches from the Hudson River in New York state into west/central Vermont.
That area of land is the equivalent of 349,000 square miles of hardwood forest." Since 1950, "Brazil has cut down 700,000 square miles of hardwood forest," he added.
The rolling terrain of Crowley's Ridge, dramatic elevation changes, and the backdrop of the surrounding hardwood forest combine for an aesthetically pleasing and challenging level of play at this 27-hole, championship public course.
Bring a walking stick and prepare to hike over stone walls, through northern hardwood forest, and near the lake and stream to see signs of river otter and the land put to bed for winter.