What is natural vegetation? Difference between vegetation and forest
Natural vegetation is the vegetation that grows on its own without any human interference. Thus cacti, rainforests etc are termed as natural vegetation. It does not include crops as they are grown by humans.
A forest is a large area which has various species of trees.
The term natural vegetation is more diverse than forests because the former includes cacti, mosses, grasslands etc. Forests mainly include trees of different types.