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|Used to indicate the kind of meadow.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: de facto|
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Meadows in certain climates would become scrub or woodland if left alone. Meadows can be quickly colonised by woody plants that will shade out meadow species.
- meadow=agricultural a hay meadow or a pasture, maintained by cutting, mowing or grazing. This value is the default status, but is also the most commonly used. See also the more specific tag meadow=pasture below.
- meadow=transitional an area of grass which is transitioning to heath, scrub or woodland.
- meadow=perpetual a "meadow" which is retained by natural environmental factors. However, it is more common to use natural=grassland in this case.
- meadow=paddock an area of grass where horses or other animals are kept
- meadow=pasture a pasture for grazing livestock, usually fenced, not used for cutting hay.
- meadow=meadow_orchard an area which is both an orchard (with trees grown for fruit or nuts)and a meadow. Also see orchard=meadow_orchard + landuse=orchard
- crop=* - the crop produced by cultivated land
- produce=* - the produce of an agricultural area
- landuse=farmland - An area of farmland used for tillage (cropland), sometimes also used for pasture or meadow.
- landuse=grass - An area of mown and managed grass, e.g. a lawn in a park, the middle of a roundabout, part of a golf course, the side of the road etc. Maybe consider surface=grass or landcover=grass.
- natural=grassland - An area of non-cultivated grassland.
- Vegetation - summary of tags related to areas of vegetation of different types