UPM Forest Life

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Welcome to UPM Forest Life Index. This is the quick and easy way to explore forest-inhabiting species, browse sustainable forestry and key biotope articles or discover multiple ways for forest use. Read more about UPM Forest Life.

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Alder buckthornRHAMNUS FRANGULAOther vascular plants
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Alpine bulrushTRICHOPHORUM ALPINUMOther vascular plants
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Angular solomon`s sealPOLYGONATUM ODORATUMOther vascular plants
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Arctic brambleRUBUS ARCTICUSOther vascular plants
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AspenPOPULUS TREMULATrees
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Bare rockSpecialized species are adapted to bare rock habitats.Key biotopes
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BearberryARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA-URSIOther vascular plants
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Bell Omphalina XEROMPHALINA CAMPANELLASaprotrophic fungi
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Berry pickingWild berries are Nordic superfoods.Multiple use of forests
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Big shaggy-mossRHYTIDIADELPHUS TRIQUETRUSMosses
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Bilberry VACCINIUM MYRTILLUSOther vascular plants
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 Bird watchingBirds are essential part of forest nature.Multiple use of forests
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Black woodpeckerDRYOCOPUS MARTIUSBirds
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Bog arumCALLA PALUSTRISOther vascular plants
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Bog bilberryVACCINIUM ULIGINOSUMOther vascular plants
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BogbeanMENYANTHES TRIFOLIATAOther vascular plants
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Bombus schrenckiBOMBUS SCHRENCKIInsects
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Boreal owlAEGOLIUS FUNEREUSBirds
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BrackenPTERIDIUM PINETORUMOther vascular plants
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BrookBrooks are small waterways with many functions.Key biotopes
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Chickweed-wintergreenLYSIMACHIA EUROPAEAOther vascular plants
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CliffCliffs are shady and moist habitats.Key biotopes
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CloudberryRUBUS CHAMAEMORUSOther vascular plants
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Clustered bellflowerCAMPANULA GLOMERATAOther vascular plants
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Common alderALNUS GLUTINOSATrees
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Common chaffinchFRINGILLA COELEBSBirds
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Common craneGRUS GRUSBirds
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Common frogRANA TEMPORARIAAmphibians
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Common goldeneyeBUCEPHALA CLANGULABirds
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Common haircapPOLYTRICHUM COMMUNEMosses
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Common juniperJUNIPERUS COMMUNISTrees
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Common oakQUERCUS ROBURTrees
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Common toadBUFO BUFOAmphibians
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CranberryVACCINIUM OXYCOCCOSOther vascular plants
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Cranberry blueAGRIADES OPTILETEInsects
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CrowberryEMPETRUM NIGRUMOther vascular plants
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Cuckoo flowerCardamine pratensisOther vascular plants
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Cup lichensCLADONIALichens
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DandelionTARAXACUM OFFICINALEOther vascular plants
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DeadwoodDeadwood is one of the key elements for biodiversity.Sustainable forestry
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Dwarf birchBETULA NANATrees
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Early coralrootCORALLORHIZA TRIFIDAOther vascular plants
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Early marsh-orchidDACTYLORHIZA INCARNATAOther vascular plants
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Eastern pasque flowerPULSATILLA PATENSOther vascular plants
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ElkAlces alcesMammals
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Eurasian blackcapSYLVIA ATRICAPILLABirds
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Eurasian blue titPARUS CAERULEUSBirds
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Eurasian lynxLYNX LYNX Mammals
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Eurasian three-toed woodpeckerPICOIDES TRIDACTYLUSBirds
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Eurasian wrenTROGLODYTES TROGLODYTESBirds
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European robinERITHACUS RUBECULABirds
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FigwortSCROPHULARIA NODOSAOther vascular plants
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Fire habitat project Habitats for fire-dependent species are created by controlled burnings.Sustainable forestry
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FireweedCHAMAENERION ANGUSTIFOLIUMOther vascular plants
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Fly honeysuckleLONICERA XYLOSTEUMOther vascular plants
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Forest protectionForests with most significant nature values are protected.Sustainable forestry
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Four spotted leaf beetleCLYTRA QUADRIPUNCTATAInsects
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Four-spotted chaserLIBELLULA QUADRIMACULATAInsects
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Germander speedwellVERONICA CHAMAEDRYSOther vascular plants
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Goat willowSALIX CAPREAOther vascular plants
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GoldcrestREGULUS REGULUSBirds
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Great spotted woodpeckerDENDROCOPOS MAJORBirds
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Green hairstreakCALLOPHRYS RUBIInsects
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Green-flowered wintergreenPYROLA CHLORANTHAOther vascular plants
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GroveGroves are lush habitats rich in species.Key biotopes
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Hare’s-tail cottongrassEriophorum vaginatumOther vascular plants
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Energy wood harvesting Forests are a source of renewable energy.Sustainable forestry
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HazelCORYLUS AVELLANAOther vascular plants
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Heath spotted orchidDACTYLORHIZA MACULATAOther vascular plants
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HeatherCALLUNA VULGARISOther vascular plants
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Herb christopherACTAEA SPICATAOther vascular plants
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Herb-parisPARIS QUADRIFOLIA Other vascular plants
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Iceland moss CETRARIA ISLANDICALichens
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Interrupted club-mossSPINULUM ANNOTINUMOther vascular plants
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Juniper haircapPOLYTRICHUM JUNIPERINUMMosses
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Knights plume moss PTILIUM CRISTA-CASTRENSIS Mosses
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Labrador teaRHODODENDRON TOMENTOSUMOther vascular plants
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Lady fernATHYRIUM FILIX-FEMINAOther vascular plants
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Common reedPHRAGMITES AUSTRALISOther vascular plants
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Large pine weevilHYLOBIUS ABIETISInsects
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Leafy hawkweedHIERACIUM UMBELLATUMOther vascular plants
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Lesser butterfly-orchidPLATANTHERA BIFOLIAOther vascular plants
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Lesser twaybladeNEOTTIA CORDATAOther vascular plants
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Lily of the valleyCONVALLARIA MAJALISOther vascular plants
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Lingonberry VACCINIUM VITIS-IDAEAOther vascular plants
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Long beech fern PHEGOPTERIS CONNECTILISOther vascular plants
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Male fernDRYOPTERIS FILIX-MASOther vascular plants
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Marsh horsetailEQUISETUM PALUSTREOther vascular plants
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Marsh lousewortPEDICULARIS PALUSTRISOther vascular plants
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Marsh thistleCIRSIUM PALUSTREOther vascular plants
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Marsh violetViola palustrisOther vascular plants
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May lily MAIANTHEMUM BIFOLIUMOther vascular plants
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MeadowsweetFILIPENDULA ULMARIAOther vascular plants
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MezereonDAPHNE MEZEREUMOther vascular plants
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Moorland clouded yellowCOLIAS PALAENOInsects
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Mountain everlastingANTENNARIA DIOICAOther vascular plants
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Mouse-ear hawkweedPILOSELLA OFFICINARUMOther vascular plants
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Mushroom pickingPicking wild mushrooms is popular in Finland.Multiple use of forests
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Natural state mireNatural mires store carbon and are valuable for biodiversity.Key biotopes
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Northern pikeEsox lucius
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Norway mapleACER PLATANOIDESTrees
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One-flowered wintergreenMONESES UNIFLORAOther vascular plants
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OrienteeringOrienteering combines exercise and enjoyment in forest nature.Multiple use of forests
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OrpineHYLOTELEPHIUM TELEPHIUMOther vascular plants
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Osprey protectionOsprey benefits from long-term conservation work.Sustainable forestry
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Overleaf pelliaPELLIA EPIPHYLLAMosses
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PerchPerca fluviatilis
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Planting Planting is the starting point for new forest growth.Sustainable forestry
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Ragged robinLYCHNIS FLOS-CUCULIOther vascular plants
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RaspberryRUBUS IDAEUSOther vascular plants
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Red belt conkFOMITOPSIS PINICOLASaprotrophic fungi
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Red-necked footmanATOLMIS RUBRICOLLISInsects
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Red-stemmed feathermossPLEUROZIUM SCHREBERIMosses
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Regeneration area Many species are adapted to live in open enviroments.Sustainable forestry
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Regeneration fellingAfter a forest stand reaches maturity—after around 60 to 120 years—its growth slows and it is ready for felling.Sustainable forestry
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Rose mossRHODOBRYUM ROSEUMMosses
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Scots pinePINUS SYLVESTRISTrees
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Seedling stand managementSeedling stand management is important for good forests growth.Sustainable forestry
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Small cow-wheatMELAMPYRUM SYLVATICUMOther vascular plants
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Small-leaved limeTILIA CORDATA Trees
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Soil preparationForest soil is prepared for next tree generation.Sustainable forestry
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Song thrushTURDUS PHILOMELOSBirds
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Speckled wood PARARGE AEGERIAInsects
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Cleft bog-mossSPHAGNUM RIPARIUMMosses
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Spiky bog-moss SPHAGNUM SQUARROSUMMosses
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SpringDischarging groundwater creates unique conditions.Key biotopes
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Stair-step mossHYLOCOMIUM SPLENDENSMosses
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Star-tipped reindeer lichenCLADONIA STELLARISLichens
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Stinging nettleURTICA DIOICAOther vascular plants
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ThinningIn thinning, growing space for best trees is created.Sustainable forestry
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TormentilPOTENTILLA ERECTAOther vascular plants
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Tree mossCLIMACIUM DENDROIDESMosses
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Tree species composition Native tree species grow well and maintain biodiversity.Sustainable forestry
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Tufted loosestrifeLYSIMACHIA THYRSIFLORAOther vascular plants
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TwinflowerLINNAEA BOREALISOther vascular plants
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Water avensGEUM RIVALEOther vascular plants
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Water horsetailEQUISETUM FLUVIATILEOther vascular plants
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Water lilyNYMPHAEAOther vascular plants
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Water stridersGERRIDAEInsects
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Waterfront forestsForests around waters provide many benefits.Key biotopes
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Waterway restorationRestoration enhances aquatic biodiversity of flowing waters.Sustainable forestry
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Wavy hair-grassAVENELLA FLEXUOSAOther vascular plants
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Western capercaillieTETRAO UROGALLUSBirds
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WhinchatSAXICOLA RUBETRABirds
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Whooper swanCYGNUS CYGNUSBirds
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Wild pansyVIOLA TRICOLOROther vascular plants
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Wild strawberryFragaria vescaOther vascular plants
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Willow warblerPHYLLOSCOPUS TROCHILUSBirds
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Wonder violetVIOLA MIRABILISOther vascular plants
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Wood anemoneANEMONE NEMOROSAOther vascular plants
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Wood antFORMICA RUFA COLLInsects
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Wood cranesbillGERANIUM SYLVATICUM Other vascular plants
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Wood horsetailEQUISETUM SYLVATICUMOther vascular plants
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Wood milletMILIUM EFFUSUMOther vascular plants
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Yellow irisIris pseudacorusOther vascular plants
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Zigzag cloverTRIFOLIUM MEDIUM Other vascular plants