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flatwood

[′flat‚wu̇d]
(ecology)
An almost-level zone containing mostly imperfectly drained, acid soils and vegetation consisting of wiregrass and saw palmetto at ground level, shrubs such as gallberry and waxmyrtle, and trees such as longleaf and slash pines.
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The Wood Building Product Coating MACT (formerly the Flatwood Paneling MACT) has changed format yet again.
2 acres of hardwood flatwood habitat and associated upland buffer in the Sulphur River Basin in Bowie County, Texas.
Outside, Gary Spencer's brother, landscape architect Dane Spencer, planted mostly native species: a green feathery ground cover with spiky purple pompoms called mimosa, or the sensitive plant, because the leaves close up when you touch them; an ornamental grass delightfully named Elliot's love grass; and on the corner, a 30-foot flatwood plum tree that, for two weeks each spring, will bloom with profuse white flowers.
Hill manages his Osceola County property not only for citrus production and cattle, but also to maintain the natural influence of fire on native sand hill, Florida flatwood and wetland communities.
com)-- With the recent release of the corrected, revised and updated edition of “The Braxton County Monster-REVISED EDITION-The Cover-Up of The Flatwood Monster Revealed,” author Frank Feschino appeared on The Kate Valentine Show, Friday October 26th, 2012 to set the record straight.
MRSP is 11,800 ha of primarily dry prairie and flatwood habitats characterized by an understory of herbaceous ground cover and saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) with a canopy of scattered longleaf pine (Pinus palustris), slash pine (P.
This is especially true for species adapted to the xeric oak scrub, sand pine scrub, and scrubby flatwood communities of Florida and Savannas Preserve State Park.
Habitats consisted of seasonally wet flatwood forest, wooded park areas, a prairie planting, small impoundments, a bird-feeding area, mowed grasslands and a golf course.
Florida: Lake George & Tiger Bay State Forests: flatwood salamander, striped newt, Eastern indigo snake.
The Nature Conservancy is considered one of the leaders in pine flatwood wetland restoration and has successfully operated its own preserve complex and pine wetland mitigation bank in St.