Definitions for "Old growth forest"
Ancient forests with trees often 150 to 1000 or more years old.
Climax forests dominated by late successional species of trees that are hundreds to thousands of years old. Examples include virgin uncut forests of Douglas fir, western hemlock, giant sequoia, and coastal redwoods located in western North America. Also see second-growth forest.
forests containing trees often hundreds, sometimes thousands, of years old.