mixed hardwood forest

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3 Ponds Trail (6) by Nicholas A. Tonelli 
Mixed hardwood forest at peak autumn color, Carbon County, along the 3 Ponds Trail at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center.

Fall colors in The Watauga Reserve. A 3,800 acre unprotected Wildlife Management Area in The Cherokee National Forest in East Tennessee. ©Van Miller

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Broadleaf deciduous forest (primarily Beech) in Kullaberg Nature Reserve, Sweden

“Ridgetop vegetation in Kullaberg includes a mixed hardwood broadleaf forest consisting of birch, beech, oak and pine trees with an understory of hawthorn, juniper, wild honeysuckle and blackthorn. Among the notable rare plants are Spring vetchling, Lathyrus sphaericus.” [x]