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 (SA) 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 T4-1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Indicator species

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Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types
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