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National forest vegetation map

National forest vegetation mapNational forest vegetation mapNational forest vegetation map


Mangrove are short dense trees that tolerate and adapt themselves well to both saline and fresh water and grow in coastal areas. The Gangetic Sunderbans is the largest mangrove area in India. Scrubs are the areas which are covered mainly by grass or scrubs, these lie mainly in the Deccan Plateau and on the outskirts of the forests.
Open Forest is where the forest cover is not very dense and the area is more open. Mainly found in the Himalayan region and the North- Eastern part of India. Dense Forest is an area of forest where the vegetation is very thick and the canopy cover is dense(when the forest is very dense and the trees literally cover the vegetation under it). The two main areas are the Western Ghats and the Eastern Himalayas which are tropical forests.