Special Report

States With the Most Forest

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43. Nevada
> Land covered by forest & woodland: 14.5%
> Area covered by forest & woodland: 10.3 million acres
> Other major land cover types: Desert & semi-desert (73.3%); shrub & herb vegetation (6.9%); introduced & semi natural vegetation (2.1%)

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42. Illinois
> Land covered by forest & woodland: 15.4%
> Area covered by forest & woodland: 5.7 million acres
> Other major land cover types: Agricultural & developed vegetation (67.1%); developed & other human use (11.6%); open water (4.6%)

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41. Texas
> Land covered by forest & woodland: 16.3%
> Area covered by forest & woodland: 28.0 million acres
> Other major land cover types: Agricultural & developed vegetation (26.7%); shrub & herb vegetation (22.0%); desert & semi-desert (21.5%)

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40. Wyoming
> Land covered by forest & woodland: 16.8%
> Area covered by forest & woodland: 10.5 million acres
> Other major land cover types: Desert & semi-desert (56.3%); shrub & herb vegetation (16.6%); agricultural & developed vegetation (3.3%)

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39. Delaware
> Land covered by forest & woodland: 22.7%
> Area covered by forest & woodland: 362,222 acres
> Other major land cover types: Agricultural & developed vegetation (33.1%); open water (21.4%); developed & other human use (15.2%)

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