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bottomland

[′bäd·əm‚land]
(geology)
A lowland formed by alluvial deposit about a lake basin or a stream.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Arkansas' bottomlands are dominated by white oak family, namely the overcup oak tree that handles flooding and moist soil better than other species.
Finally, we hypothesized that RBEB and SEM would be found in areas of low elevation and slope in response to tree species found in lower elevation bottomland hardwoods including baldcypress and water tupelo (Menzel el al., 2001).
The Model 500 pump decked out in Mossy Oak Bottomland camo is now offered as a turkey gun in .410 Bore.
Oliver in their book, "Restoration Bottomland Forests in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley."
The bottomland forest is mainly endangered, which has survived in Kamennyacute Mlyn to this day, the municipality added.With a bit of luck, visitors may also see the living parts of the ecosystem, animals and insects.
In 1981, Heitneyer and Frederickson co-authored a scientific paper that proved North American mallard populations were significantly impacted by conditions in bottomland hardwood wetlands during winter in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley.
Bottomland hardwood forests are characterized by spring and fall flooding greater than 20.5cm in water depth, with silver maple (Acer saccharinum), white oak (Quercus alba), and swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor) being the dominant species present.
Marshes (wet meadows, prairie potholes, vernal pools, playa lakes) and swamps (forested swamps such as bottomland hardwoods and shrub swamps such as mangrove swamps) are considered forms of wetland.
The 2,953-ha Piatt area featured 64% row crops, 22% upland forest, and 14% bottomland forest.
Thanks to Apache's donation, we have planted seedlings for more than 3,000 acres of bottomland hardwood forest," said BBCC Executive Director Paul Davidson.
(2005), information regarding reproduction and nest site selection in bottomland hardwood forest systems is noticeably lacking.