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Identify this plant in a woodlands setting?

That looks like a Fan Clubmoss. https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=lydi3
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Lawn options for wooded lot?

A shady mix lawn could be done. It will likely need maintenance/reseeding every year. A mix of low-growing native forest edge plants could be used. This could include some of the native prairie ...
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Lawn options for wooded lot?

I have a large amount of vinca minor, which I think would be a good choice for you. It's low-growing, reaching about an inch at maturity. It's also vine-like, with long trailing stems that cover the ...
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What are traditional English flowers to plant on the edge of a wooded stream?

This isn't a full answer, but if you have some English old-growth woodland to look after, then Richard Fortey's The Wood for the Trees is a good read. Fortey was a trilobite expert at the Natural ...
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Surrey woodland - what is this plant?

Answering my own question: it would appear to be a common lime tree (tilia x europaea). The first clue was in one of the pictures: the stomp of a big tree can be seen in the background. It looked ...
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Will a forest trail that's not regularly used always become overgrown?

Well you're right, any disused track or trail would fairly rapidly disappear without relatively frequent use. If there were lots of Rhododendron ponticum either side of the trail, it might remain ...
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UK Woodland Survey / Advice on Habitat

You could try contacting the Forestry Commission to see what advice,if any, they have to offer regarding the management of your woodland. Otherwise, there are Surveyors who will survey it and manage ...
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Searching for ground water

I would consider this a "general" landscaping question. If your stream has water in it year round, then you will encounter water below. With a stream, you should be aware that you may also have ...
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How often can I harvest coppiced black-locusts?

You'll find that if you stack it in the barn to dry for a year before using it as a fence post you won't easily use it as a fence post. Or be able to easily cut it. It'll be so hard that you won't ...
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