Peterson's Forest Guide

Use this to ask questions about the forest you are. You can find all of these terms discussed in Chapter 1 of Peterson.

  • stratification
  • broad/needle-leaved
  • evergreen/deciduous
  • indicator species
  • species richness
  • soil
  • soil moisture
  • evidence of fire
  • plant population patterns
  • forest's age
  • forest gaps
  • forest's future
  • ecotones
  • old fields
  • animals
  • food chain
  • seasonality