The Vegetation Types of Texas

Young Forest

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(41) Young Forest / Grassland

Commonly Associated Plants: Various combinations and age classes of pine and regrowth southern red oak, sweetgum, post oak, white oak, black hickory, blackgum, elm, hackberry, and water oak resulting from recent harvesting of pine or pine-hardwood forest and subsequent establishment of young pine plantation or young pine-hardwood forest. Shrubs include hawthorn, poison oak, sumac, holly, wax myrtle, blueberry, blackberry, and red bay. This type may also portray grasslands resulting from clearing of forests.
Distribution: Pineywoods.

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