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Vegetated Tidal Flats (Biotic Subclass)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 436

Biotic Setting Benthic/Attached Biota
Biotic Class Emergent Wetland
Biotic Subclass Vegetated Tidal Flats
Biotic Group Vegetated Freshwater Tidal Mudflat
Vegetated Salt Flat and Panne

Definition Tidal Flats or Pannes (see GC for definition) colonized by herbaceous vegetation, usually with sparse cover. Cover is not sufficiently dense or raised to constitute a marsh.