Lines of planted 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 (V4) 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 V63

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
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G5.1 Lines of trees same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


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