Woodland

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A woodland or wood (or in the U.S., the plurale tantum woods) is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade.wikipedia
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Forest

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A woodland or wood (or in the U.S., the plurale tantum woods) is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade. Higher density areas of trees with a largely closed canopy that provides extensive and nearly continuous shade are referred to as forests. Woodland is used in British woodland management to mean tree-covered areas which arose naturally and which are then managed, while forest is usually used in the British Isles to describe plantations, usually more extensive, or hunting Forests, which are a land use with a legal definition and may not be wooded at all.
Under land use definitions, there is considerable variation on where the cutoff points are between a forest, woodland, and savanna.

Ancient woodland

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The term ancient woodland is used in British nature conservation to refer to any wooded land that has existed since 1600, and often (though not always) for thousands of years, since the last Ice Age (equivalent to the American term old-growth forest).
In the United Kingdom, an ancient woodland is a woodland that has existed continuously since 1600 or before in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (or 1750 in Scotland).

Woodlot

Woodlot is a closely related American term which refers to a stand of trees generally used for firewood.
A woodlot is a parcel of a woodland or forest capable of small-scale production of forest products (such as wood fuel, sap for maple syrup, sawlogs, and pulpwood) as well as recreational uses like bird watching, bushwalking, and wildflower appreciation.

Shrubland

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Woodland may form a transition to shrubland under drier conditions or during early stages of primary or secondary succession.
In some places shrubland is the mature vegetation type, and in other places the result of degradation of former forest or woodland by logging or overgrazing, or disturbance by major fires.

Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands

These woodlands cover the center of southern Africa, from northern Namibia diagonally through to southeast Botswana and just into the Tuli Block of South Africa.

Old-growth forest

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The term ancient woodland is used in British nature conservation to refer to any wooded land that has existed since 1600, and often (though not always) for thousands of years, since the last Ice Age (equivalent to the American term old-growth forest).

Cumberland Plain Woodland

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At the time of European settlement, the Cumberland Plain contained 1,070 km² of woodlands and forests.

California chaparral and woodlands

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The ecoregion includes a great variety of plant communities, including grasslands, oak savannas and woodlands, chaparral, and coniferous forests, including southern stands of the tall coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens).

Plurale tantum

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A woodland or wood (or in the U.S., the plurale tantum woods) is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade.

Habitat

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A woodland or wood (or in the U.S., the plurale tantum woods) is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade.

Shrub

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Woodlands may support an understory of shrubs and herbaceous plants including grasses.

Herbaceous plant

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Woodlands may support an understory of shrubs and herbaceous plants including grasses.

Poaceae

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Woodlands may support an understory of shrubs and herbaceous plants including grasses.

Primary succession

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Woodland may form a transition to shrubland under drier conditions or during early stages of primary or secondary succession.

Secondary succession

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Woodland may form a transition to shrubland under drier conditions or during early stages of primary or secondary succession.

Canopy (biology)

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Higher density areas of trees with a largely closed canopy that provides extensive and nearly continuous shade are referred to as forests.

Indiana Dunes State Park

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Extensive efforts by conservationist groups have been made to preserve woodlands from urbanization and agriculture: the woodlands of Northwest Indiana being an example, having been preserved as part of the Indiana Dunes.

United Kingdom

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Woodland is used in British woodland management to mean tree-covered areas which arose naturally and which are then managed, while forest is usually used in the British Isles to describe plantations, usually more extensive, or hunting Forests, which are a land use with a legal definition and may not be wooded at all.

Forest management

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Woodland is used in British woodland management to mean tree-covered areas which arose naturally and which are then managed, while forest is usually used in the British Isles to describe plantations, usually more extensive, or hunting Forests, which are a land use with a legal definition and may not be wooded at all.

British Isles

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Woodland is used in British woodland management to mean tree-covered areas which arose naturally and which are then managed, while forest is usually used in the British Isles to describe plantations, usually more extensive, or hunting Forests, which are a land use with a legal definition and may not be wooded at all.

Plantation

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Woodland is used in British woodland management to mean tree-covered areas which arose naturally and which are then managed, while forest is usually used in the British Isles to describe plantations, usually more extensive, or hunting Forests, which are a land use with a legal definition and may not be wooded at all.

Royal forest

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Woodland is used in British woodland management to mean tree-covered areas which arose naturally and which are then managed, while forest is usually used in the British Isles to describe plantations, usually more extensive, or hunting Forests, which are a land use with a legal definition and may not be wooded at all.

Conservation (ethic)

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The term ancient woodland is used in British nature conservation to refer to any wooded land that has existed since 1600, and often (though not always) for thousands of years, since the last Ice Age (equivalent to the American term old-growth forest).

Last Glacial Period

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The term ancient woodland is used in British nature conservation to refer to any wooded land that has existed since 1600, and often (though not always) for thousands of years, since the last Ice Age (equivalent to the American term old-growth forest).