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old-growth Line breaks: old-growth

Definition of old-growth in English:


(Of a tree, forest, etc.) never felled; mature: upland mesic forest habitats were predominately old-growth
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  • The Nerussa River, a secluded waterway surrounded by peat bogs and old-growth oak forests, meandered through this area.
  • They are often found in mature and old-growth forests, but will breed in second growth as long as there are some large nesting trees.
  • Our study examined seed dispersal of trees in an old-growth forest.
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