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bottomland

[′bäd·əm‚land]
(geology)
A lowland formed by alluvial deposit about a lake basin or a stream.
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Illinois deer retreat to dry bottomlands or dense upland cover during inclement winter weather.
Patterson and Clark 1988); yellow poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera; Patterson and Clark 1992); red pine (Pinus resinosa), northern red oak (Quercus rubra), and yellow poplar (Patterson and Wiant 1993); bottomland hardwoods (Leahart et al.
Due to the lack of drainage and the dominance of sedimentary substrates, the soils of the bottomlands are fine in texture and the lower plots can have a high salinity.
Tree density and recruitment has declined since 1972 in the RAP bottomlands (S.
In 1994, evening bats were located in the Wabash River bottomlands of lower Prairie Creek, Vigo County, and later other colonies were located in the lower Wabash River Basin from Vigo to Posey Counties.
Radial growth (indices of tree-ring widths) of two important bottomland tree species, Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides Marsh.
Zhang and Mitsch (2007) monitored flood events from 2003 to 2005 at the ORWRP bottomlands and found that individual floods deposited 127-149 g-dry sediment [m.
The Wabash River courses through this area from just north of Terre Haute in Vigo County southward to Merom in Sullivan County, at which point the river then begins its course through the floodplain communities found in the Southern Bottomlands Natural Region.
It was in the spring of '86 when a young turkey hunter named Toxey Haas walked into a Mississippi fabric factory and plunked down a plastic bag filled with bottomland dirt, twigs, and oak leaves.
State and federal wildlife agencies have invested decades and millions in duck stamp funds to keep these bottomlands from becoming as extinct as the woodpecker was thought to be.
Dennis hazards a guess that perhaps as many as 20 pairs occupy the bottomland hardwoods from Cache River south to (and probably including) the White River National Wildlife Refuge, which encompasses almost 90 miles (145 km) of the White River in Arkansas down to the Mississippi River.
The bottomland hardwood forests adjacent to the Brazos, Colorado, and San Bernard rivers of the upper Texas coast are known regionally as the Columbia Bottomlands (Fig.