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The Natural Communities of Virginia
Classification of Ecological Community Groups

Second Approximation (Version 2.6)
Information current as of February, 2013


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Saturated Peatlands of the Coastal Plain

Ecological community groups of fire-influenced, groundwater controlled, non-alluvial, Coastal Plain wetlands with deep organic soils and a saturated hydrologic regime. This class is represented in Virginia by woodland and forest vegetation, although shrublands are components further south.

photo of Pond pine woodland/pocosin
Caren Caljouw

Pond Pine Woodlands and Pocosins

Peatland Atlantic White-Cedar Forests