- the plant growth that follows the destruction of virgin forest.
Origin of second growth
Examples from the Web for second growth
Historical Examples of second growth
Melber straightened himself and lurched off into the second-growth.Ladies and Gentlemen
Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb
And I said to myself, All these are just second-growth timber and dont count for much.Molly Brown's Post-Graduate Days
There were other hemlocks, but all of a younger, second-growth variety.The Auto Boys' Vacation
James A. Braden
As indicated elsewhere, the second-growth in my tract averaged 15 feet tall.
These second-growth stands will never approach in value or quality the original forests.The School Book of Forestry
Charles Lathrop Pack
- natural regrowth of a forest after fire, cutting, or some other disturbance