Major Classes - first number is Level 1, second number is Level 2, third number is Level 3, and fourth number is Level 4. We have a Grass type that is level 5. Classes to be identified statewide (primarily Level 3) with Landsat satellite imagery classification are underlined. Number in parentheses following classification name is the grid value.

 

1 Urban

11 Low Intensity Urban (1)

12 High Intensity Urban

121 Airports (3)

122 Road/Parking Lot (4)

123 High Intensity Urban (2)

 

2 Agricultural

21 Herbaceous Agriculture

211 Cropland

2111 Non-vegetated Farmland (5)

2112 Row crops (6)

2113 Forage crops (7)

2114 Other Cropland

212 Non-tilled Herbaceous Agriculture

 

22 Non-Herbaceous Agriculture

221 Xmas tree plantation (8)

222 Orchards/Vineyards/Nursery (9)

 

 

7 Bare/Sparsely Vegetated

710 Sand, Soil (31)

720 Exposed Rock (32)

730            Mud Flats (33)

760 Non-stocked Forest (34)

790            Other Bare/Sparsely Vegetated (35)

 

 

3                    Upland Openland

350            Parks/Golf Courses (13)

 

330 Low Density Trees (12)

3301 Low Density Deciduous Trees

3302 Low Density Conifer Trees

3303 Mixed Low Density Trees

320 Upland Shrub (11)

3201 Sweet Fern

3202 Autumn Olive/Honeysuckle

3203 Upland Blueberry

3204 Mast Producing Shrub 3205 Mixed Upland Shrub

 

 

310            Herbaceous Openland

3101 Poverty Grass, Cladonia

3102 Grass

31021 Warm Season Grass

31022 Cool Season Grass

3103 Rubus-Fern

3104 Degraded

3105 Mixed Upland Herbaceous

 

4 Upland Forest

41 Upland Deciduous Forest

411 Northern Hardwood (14)

4110 Sugar Maple Association

4111 S. Maple, Hard Mast Association

4112 Maple, Beech, Cherry Association

4113 R. Maple, Conifer

4114 Beech, Hemlock

4115 Y. Birch, Hemlock NH

4116 Mixed N. Hardwood Aspen

4117 Mixed N. Hardwood - Pine

4119 Mixed Northern Hardwoods

412 Oak Types (15)

4120 Oak, Hickory

4121 Oak, Aspen

4122 Oak, Pine

4123 Red Oak

4124 Red with White Oak

4125 Black, N. Pin Oak

4126 White, Black, N. Pin Oak

4129 Mixed Oak

413 Aspen Types (16)

4130 Aspen

4131 Aspen, Oak

4132 Aspen, Jack Pine

4133 Aspen, Mixed Pine

4134 Aspen, Spruce/Fir

4135 Aspen, Cedar

4136 Aspen, Mixed Conifer

4137 Aspen, Birch

4139 Aspen, Mixed Deciduous

414 Other Upland Deciduous (17)

4141,2, Single Species e.g. Birch

419 Mixed Upland Deciduous (18)

4190 Mixed Upland Deciduous with Cedar

4191 Mixed Upland Deciduous with Conifer

4192 Mixed Southern Upland Deciduous

4193 Birch, Aspen

4199 Other Mixed Upland Deciduous

 

42 Upland Coniferous Forest

42(1,2) Pine Types (19)

* Planted vs. Natural Pines will NOT be distinguished statewide at level 3;

separate 3 digit numbering for each is for convenience NOT classification

421 Planted Pines*

42100 Planted White Pine

42101 Planted White Pine, Mixed Deciduous

42110 Planted Red Pine

42111 Planted Red Pine, Mixed Deciduous

42120 Planted Jack Pine

42121 Planted Jack Pine, Mixed Deciduous

42130 Planted Scotch Pine

42140 Planted Mixed Pine

42141 Planted Mixed Pine, Mixed Deciduous

42150 Strip Planted Pine

 

422 Natural Pines*

42200 Natural White Pine

42201 Natural White Pine, Mixed Deciduous

42210 Natural Red Pine

42211 Natural Red Pine, Mixed Deciduous

42220 Natural Jack Pine

42221 Natural Jack Pine, Mixed Deciduous

42250 Pine, Oak

42260 Natural Pine, Mixed Deciduous

42290 Natural Mixed Pine

423 Other Upland Conifers (20)

42300 Planted Larch

42301 Planted Larch, Mixed Deciduous

42310 Planted Spruce

42311 Planted Spruce, Mixed Deciduous

42320 Upland Spruce

42330 Upland Fir

42340 Upland Spruce/Fir

42350 Upland Hemlock

42360 Upland Cedar

42370 Upland Cedar, Aspen

42380 Non Pine Upland Conifer, Mixed Deciduous

42390 Mixed Non-Pine Upland Conifers

429 Mixed Upland Conifers (21)

 

43 Upland Mixed Forest (22)

4310 Pine, Oak Mix

4311 Pine, Aspen Mix

4312 Hemlock, Mixed Deciduous

4319 Mixed Upland Forest

5 Water

50 Water (23)

 

6 Wetlands

61 Lowland Forest

611 Lowland Deciduous Forest (24)

6110 Cottonwood

6111 Lowland Balsam Poplar

6112 Lowland Aspen

6113 Lowland Maple

6114 Lowland Oak

6115 Lowland Ash

6116 Lowland Birch

6117 Lowland Deciduous, Mixed Coniferous

6118 Lowland Deciduous with Cedar

6119 Mixed Lowland Deciduous Forest

612 Lowland Coniferous Forest (25)

6120 Lowland Cedar

6121 Tamarack

6122 Black Spruce

6123 Lowland Fir

6124 Lowland Spruce-Fir

6125 Lowland Black Spruce, Jack Pine

6126 Lowland Jack Pine

6127 Lowland Pine

6128 Lowland Coniferous, Mixed Deciduous

6129 Mixed Coniferous Lowland Forest

613 Lowland Mixed Forest (26)

6130 Fir, Aspen, Maple

6131 Hemlock, White Pine, Maple, Birch

6132 Mixed Lowland Forest with Cedar

6139 Mixed Lowland Forest

 

62 Nonforested Wetlands

621 Floating Aquatic (27)

622 Lowland Shrub (28)

6220 Alder/Willow

6221 Fen

6222 Shrub-Carr

6223 Inundated Shrub Swamp

6224 Treed Bog

6225 Bog

6229 Mixed Lowland Shrub

623 Emergent Wetland (29)

6230 Cattail

6231 Phragmites

6232 Wet Prairie

6233 Wet Meadow

6239 Mixed Emergent Wetland

629 Mixed Non-forest Wetland (30)