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a lowland alluvial area near a river


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Noun1.Bottomland - low-lying alluvial land near a riverbottomland - low-lying alluvial land near a river
land, soil, ground - material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"
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Look for it in Realtree Max-1 and Xtra or Mossy Oak Break-Up Country and Bottomland.
3 Based on the current draft mitigation plan, the following would be included in the mitigation effort (approximate requirements): Restore 3,500 acres of forested wetland Restore 1,000 acres of emergent wetland Restore 535 acres of bottomland hardwoods Restore 325 acres of shrub wetland Restore 1,000 acres of upland forest Restore 3,300 acres of grasslands Restore 42,000 linear feet of streams
In the first auction on Tuesday, approximately 550 acres of mostly tillable bottomland sold for $2.
The park includes part of the southern reach of Crowley's Ridge, which stands in contrast to the vast Delta bottomland.
Hardwood bottomland forests are some of the most widely distributed, biologically diverse, and productive of tree-dominated communities throughout southern regions of North America (Braun, 1964; Messina and Conner, 1998; Baker et al.
The Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge and Management Area (hereafter Patoka River Refuge or the Refuge) represents one of the largest intact bottomland hardwood forests in southern Indiana, with meandering oxbows, marshes, ponds, managed moist-soil units, and constructed wetlands that provide diverse and suitable habitat for wildlife.
Heterogeneous canopies used by Cerulean Warblers have been associated with riparian or bottomland forests (Hamel et al.
The site consisted of approximately 1,821 ha (4,500 acres) that represented a mosaic of habitat types occurring within primarily bottomland and upland forests.
But your early sky was different than mine, as I drifted up from bottomland, snagged by grab-vines & bullfrog lingo in a bluesy grotto.
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.
the bottomland and the timberland beneath the canoe and the full
We quantified survival of an unexploited raccoon population on a state-managed waterfowl refuge in a bottomland hardwood forest-agricultural ecosystem in the Mississippi River floodplain of southern Illinois.