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The Natural Communities of Virginia
Classification of Ecological Community Groups

Second Approximation (Version 2.7)
Information current as of February, 2016


Table of Contents Table of Contents



Photo of rock outcrops and forest
(c) Gary P. Fleming

Terrestrial System

High-Elevation Mountain Communities

Low-Elevation Mesic Forests

Low-Elevation Dry and Dry-Mesic Forests and Woodlands

Low-Elevation Rock Outcrops and Barrens

Maritime Zone Communities

Sandy Woodlands of the Coastal Plain and Outer Piedmont