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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = meadow
An area of meadow or pasture: land primarily vegetated by grass and other non-woody plants, mainly used for hay or grazing. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Landuse Meadow.png
Group: Landuse
Used on these elements
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Useful combination
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Status: de facto

Used to tag an area of land primarily vegetated by grass plus other non-woody plants, mainly used for hay (meadow) or for grazing animals (pasture).

How to map

Draw a way around the area of the meadow, and tag landuse=meadow.

Tags in combination

If the meadow or pasture has a name, add name="name of meadow".

The key meadow=* has been used to indicate the process that protects the meadow status, or the kind of meadow.



OSM Carto

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See also

  • landuse=farmland - An area of farmland used for tillage (cropland). This tag is 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.
  • natural=scrub - A plant community characterized by vegetation dominated by shrubs (bush) More woody plants than a meadow or grassland.
  • natural=heath - A dwarf-shrub habitat, characterised by open, low growing woody vegetation, often dominated by plants of the Ericaceae. More woody plants than a meadow or grassland.
  • Vegetation - summary of tags related to areas of vegetation of different types

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