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NATURAL HERITAGE

THE NATURAL COMMUNITIES OF VIRGINIA
CLASSIFICATION OF ECOLOGICAL COMMUNITY GROUPS


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




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.


Pond Pine Woodlands and Pocosins

Peatland Atlantic White-Cedar Forests

photo of Pond pine woodland/pocosin
Caren Caljouw