[Tagging] Reviewing wiki pages - Tag:landcover=greenery

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Jul 21 09:45:14 UTC 2019

On 21/07/19 10:06, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> On 21. Jul 2019, at 01:27, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>> grass, or a variety of grass?
>> <#>
>>> On 21/07/19 00:05, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>>> sent from a phone
>>>>> On 19. Jul 2019, at 12:58, Mateusz Konieczny 
>>>>> <matkoniecz at tutanota.com <mailto:matkoniecz at tutanota.com>> wrote:
>>>> Definition mentions "variety of plants" -What about case where it 
>>>> is just grass?
>>> you mean just one species of grass, or a variety of grass?
>> Most mappers won't be mapping that. To most it is 'just grass'.
> grass can have very different appearances, a cornfield is grass, as is 
> a lawn. Mappers also distinguish meadows.
To me 'meadows', cornfields and wheat fields are farm fields .. and that 
is how I would map them. Despite the 'meadow' tag, I view it the same as 
'path' vs 'footway'.
> For patches of grass as parts of highways (e.g. on traffic islands, 
> embankments or the centres of roundabouts), people use landuse=grass, 
> if you don’t like this there’s landcover=grass.

Back to landcover=greenery.
Is there a proposal for this?

landcover=plants looks like a better tag to me.

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