|Biotic Setting||Benthic/Attached Biota
|Biotic Class||Aquatic Vegetation Bed
|Biotic Subclass||Aquatic Vascular Vegetation
|Biotic Group||Freshwater and Brackish Tidal Aquatic Vegetation
|Definition||Aquatic vascular vegetation beds dominated by submerged, rooted, vascular species (such as seagrasses, Figure 8.15) or submerged
or rooted floating freshwater tidal vascular vegetation (such as hornworts [Ceratophyllum spp.] or naiads [Najas
Note: Nomenclatural standards and punctuation for vegetated biotic communities are taken directly from FGDC-STD-005-2008. Strata are separated by a "/" (i.e., tree/shrub/herbaceous). Hyphens between species names indicate that they are in the same strata. Parentheses indicate that the species is important in defining the association, but may not be in every observation of the association. The name of the FGDC-STD-005-2008 Class is always used at the end of the association name. The epithet, "[Provisional]" is used when the type has been identified, but not yet formally incorporated into FGDC-STD-005-2008.