Maps of Common United States Forest Cover Types - Tree Ranges in North America

Geographic Range Maps of Trees by Timber Type

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Nix, Steve. "Maps of Common United States Forest Cover Types - Tree Ranges in North America." ThoughtCo, Apr. 6, 2017, thoughtco.com/common-united-states-forest-cover-types-1343033. Nix, Steve. (2017, April 6). Maps of Common United States Forest Cover Types - Tree Ranges in North America. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/common-united-states-forest-cover-types-1343033 Nix, Steve. "Maps of Common United States Forest Cover Types - Tree Ranges in North America." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/common-united-states-forest-cover-types-1343033 (accessed September 19, 2017).

Here are United States Forest Service geographic maps defining the 20 major forest cover types in the United States and where common trees are most often located based on frequency of occurrence. These forest land maps have been constructed based on data "that indicate the species forming a plurality of live-tree stocking" in their natural range. The maps delineate exactly where each timber cover type most commonly occurs.

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Map Of All Major Forest Cover Types

All Major Forest Cover Types. USFS

Here is an index map of 20 major timber types in the United States as defined by the Society of American Foresters. Each forest type listed on the map is presented where it most frequently occurs within its native range. The tree type map is color coded by each specific forest cover type and public lands are excluded.

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Map Of Aspen-Birch Forest Type

Map Of Aspen-Birch Forest Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Aspen-Birch. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Aspen-Birch type.

Map Of Douglas Fir Forest Type. USFS
This is a forest type map of Douglas-fir. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Doug fir type. More »
Map of Eastern Spruce-Fir Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Eastern Spruce-Fir. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Eastern Spruce-Fir type. More »

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Map of Elm-Ash-Cottonwood Type

Map of Elm-Ash-Cottonwood Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Elm-Ash-Cottonwood. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Elm-Ash-Cottonwood type.

Map of Hemlock-Sitka Spruce Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Hemlock-Sitka Spruce. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Hemlock-Sitka Spruce type. More »

Map of Larch Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Larch. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Larch type. More »

Map of Loblolly-Shortleaf Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Loblolly-Shortleaf. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Loblolly-Shortleaf type. More »

Map of Lodgepole Pine Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Lodgepole Pine. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Lodgepole Pine type. More »

Map of Longleaf-Slash Pine Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Longleaf-Slash pine. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Longleaf-Slash pine type. More »

This is a forest type map of Maple-Beech-Birch. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Maple-Beech-Birch type. More »

Map of Oak-Gum-Cypress Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Oak-Gum-Cypress. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Oak-Gum-Cypress type. More »

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Map of Oak-Hickory Type

Map of Oak-Hickory Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Oak-Hickory. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Oak-Hickory type.

Map of Oak-Pine Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Oak-Pine. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Oak-Pine type. More »

Map of Ponderosa Pine Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Ponderosa Pine. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Ponderosa Pine type. More »

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Map of Redwood Type

Map of Redwood Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Redwood. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Redwood type.

Map of Tropical Hardwood Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Tropical Hardwood. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Tropical Hardwood type. More »

Map of Western Fir-Spruce Type. USFS
This is a forest type map of Western Fir-Spruce. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Western Fir-Spruce type. More »
Map of Western White Pine Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of Western White Pine. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the Western White Pine type. More »

Map of White-Red-Jack Pine Type. USFS

This is a forest type map of White-Red-Jack Pine. The forest cover type illustrated on this map is determined by where it most frequently occurs within its native range and at the frequency of occurrence. The forest type map is color coded by percent cover of the White-Red-Jack Pine type. More »

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Nix, Steve. "Maps of Common United States Forest Cover Types - Tree Ranges in North America." ThoughtCo, Apr. 6, 2017, thoughtco.com/common-united-states-forest-cover-types-1343033. Nix, Steve. (2017, April 6). Maps of Common United States Forest Cover Types - Tree Ranges in North America. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/common-united-states-forest-cover-types-1343033 Nix, Steve. "Maps of Common United States Forest Cover Types - Tree Ranges in North America." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/common-united-states-forest-cover-types-1343033 (accessed September 19, 2017).