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Tidal Scrub-Shrub Wetland (Biotic Subclass)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 437

Biotic Setting Benthic/Attached Biota
Biotic Class Scrub-Shrub Wetland
Biotic Subclass Tidal Scrub-Shrub Wetland
Biotic Group Brackish Tidal Scrub-Shrub
Freshwater Tidal Scrub-Shrub
Saltwater Tidal Scrub-Shrub
Tidal Mangrove Shrubland

Definition Estuarine or tidal riverine areas dominated by shrub vegetation that has less than 10% tree cover. (The cutoff value is the standard employed by FGDC-STD-005-2008 for defining the Shrubland and Grassland Formation Class [FGDC 2008]).