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Tracts of land with trees, often acting as boundaries or barriers, but otherwise minimally utilized; smaller and less wild than forests. For landscapes dominated by trees and having various uses, prefer "woodlands."

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plant communities

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wood (plant community)


12yrs ago

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Folding fan


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