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Savannah River Site Vegetation Map


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 1. Industrial

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 2. Open water

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 3. Bare soil / bare surface

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 4. Sparse herbaceous vegetation

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 5. Grasses and forbs

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 6. Shrubs, grasses, and forbs

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 7. Disturbed and revegetated in 1997

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 8. Marsh / aquatic macrophytes

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 9. Young, open-canopy loblolly pine

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 10. Open-canopy loblolly pine

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 11. Young, dense-canopy loblolly pine

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 12. Dense-canopy loblolly pine

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 13. Young, open-canopy longleaf pine

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 14. Open-canopy longleaf pine

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 15. Young, dense-canopy longleaf pine

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 16. Dense-canopy longleaf pine

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 17. Young, open-canopy slash pine

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 18. Open-canopy slash pine

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 19. Young, dense-canopy slash pine

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 20. Dense-canopy slash pine

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 21. Open-canopy pines

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 22. Dense-canopy pines

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 23. Evergreen hardwoods

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 24. Upland hardwoods

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 25. Upland oak hardwoods

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 26. Mixed-composition floodplain hardwoods

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 27. Floodplain oak forests

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 28. Floodplain sweetgum forests

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 29. Mixed bottomland hardwoods

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 30. Bottomland hardwoods and cypress

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 31. Bald cypress / water tupelo

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 32. Upland scrub forests

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 33. Wetland scrub forests

Examples of some SRS habitats:
image of bottomland hardwood forest image of swamp forest image of old field image of longleaf pine forest image of herbaceous Carolina bay image of sandhills longleaf pine- scrub oak community

Bottomland hardwood

Swamp forest

Abandoned field

Longleaf pine forest

Carolina bay

Sandhills pine/oak

Thirty of SREL's research sites are described in detail on the DOE Research Set-Aside Program page.