An interim definition of old-growth, seasonally wet, oak-hardwood woodlands is presented to assist in management of these communities until comprehensive definitions based on research can be formulated. The basic criteria for identifying old-growth, seasonally wet, oak-hardwood woodland communities in the South are also presented.
Kennedy, Harvey E., Jr.; Nowacki, Gregory J. 1997. An Old-Growth Definition for Seasonally Wet Oak-Hardwood Woodlands. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-8. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 10 p.