Lines of trees

English name: Lines of trees

Description (English)

More or less continuous lines of trees forming strips within a matrix of grassy or cultivated land or along roads, typically used for shelter or shading. Lines of trees differ from hedgerows (FA) in being composed of species that can grow to at least 5 m in height and are not regularly cut down to a height below 5 m.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G5.1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 84.1 Tree lines same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.4. Transitional woodland shrub not defined
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 26 Hedgerow not defined
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 A33 Parkland and scattered trees: mixed overlap
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 A32 Parkland and scattered trees: coniferous overlap
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 A31 Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved overlap
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 3 Boundary and linear features wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.0 Plantations, arbres isolés wider
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 A210000 Stromoradia n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types
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