a unique plant community consisting of the vegetation growing near a river, stream, lake, lagoon or other natural body of water
a unique plant community near a natural body of water such as a stream, river, or lake
the land surrounding a stream, river, or other body of water that is, at least periodically, influenced by flooding
Narrow strip of land, centered on a stream, that includes the floodplain as well as related riparian habitats adjacent to the floodplain.
the corridor along the bank or shore of a body of water sediments materials in a lake or reservoir which are either suspended in the water column or deposited on the bottom. They usually consist of the remains of aquatic organisms, precipitated minerals and eroded material from the watershed.
The area adjacent to a waterway such as a river, stream, or lake.
Strips of land, often narrow, that border creeks, rivers, or other laterally flowing waters.