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treeline
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
A zone where the normal growth of trees is limited; cold temperatures often combined with drought form the upper or arctic treeline, and drought combined with hot temperatures form lower or arid treeline.
Definition Source
National Vegetation Classification Standard, USGS
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/66040.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/66040
Used For
timberline
Broader Term
vegetation types
Related Term
subalpine forests
Spanish
límite arbóreo
Term Number
66040