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Forested Wetland (Biotic Class)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 397

Biotic Setting Benthic/Attached Biota
Biotic Class Forested Wetland
Biotic Subclass Tidal Forest/Woodland

Definition Areas in this class are characterized by woody vegetation that is generally 6 meters or taller. This CMECS class is equivalent to the Forested Wetland Class of FGDC-STD-004 (FGDC 1996b and the Forest/Woodland Class of FGDC-STD-005-2008); however, the palustrine and non-tidal riverine portions of the FGDC-STD-004 class are beyond the scope of CMECS.