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.
Pasture with livestock.
This might also get the the meadow=pasture subtag
- 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, part of a golf course, roadside verges etc.
- surface=grass - To indicate the surface of a specific use feature e.g. leisure=pitch
- 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