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Freshwater Submerged and Regularly Flooded Tidal Lichen Zone (Biotic Group)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 552

Biotic Setting Benthic/Attached Biota
Biotic Class Moss and Lichen Communities
Biotic Subclass Freshwater Tidal Lichens
Biotic Group Freshwater Submerged and Regularly Flooded Tidal Lichen Zone


Description
Definition Submerged or regularly flooded freshwater tidal areas dominated by lichens that can tolerate regular inundation. This zone includes the Submerged Zone described by Gilbert and Giavarini.