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General
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Environmental
Thesaurus
forest
Definition

A vegetation community dominated by trees and other woody shrubs, growing close enough together that the tree tops touch or overlap, creating various degrees of shade on the forest floor. It may produce benefits such as timber, recreation, wildlife habitat, etc.

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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/3406