Vegetation

Vegetation

Vegetation can refer to either the plants or plant communities that occupy a given area.

Articles & Stories

The word "uplands" is used to describe the higher-elevation areas between river and stream valleys...
A riparian zone or corridor is the name given to the land adjacent to a stream, river or...
Habitat is the place where a plant or animal species naturally lives and grows. A description of...
The arid, sagebrush-dominated landscape of the Lakes Basin may not seem ecologically diverse, but...
The following is a curated list of vegetation map products (as of June 2021) that are most...

Maps and Tools

The USGS Forest Vegetation Simulator is a model of tree growth and yield which allows simulation of... more

Data Collections

LANDFIRE, also known as Landscape Fire and Resource Management Planning Tools, is a multi-... more