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Tidal Forest/Woodland (Biotic Subclass)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 438

Biotic Setting Benthic/Attached Biota
Biotic Class Forested Wetland
Biotic Subclass Tidal Forest/Woodland
Biotic Group Brackish Tidal Forest/Woodland
Freshwater Tidal Forest/Woodland
Saltwater Tidal Forest/Woodland
Tidal Mangrove Forest


Description
Definition Estuarine or tidal riverine areas with greater than 10% tree cover. This cutoff value is the standard employed by FGDC-STD-005-2008 for defining the Forest and Woodland Formation Class [FGDC 2008].