Definitions for "Forested wetland"
Areas vegetated by woody plants 6 m tall or taller. For more information see Classification of Ecological Communities.
A wetland class where the soil is saturated and often inundated, and woody plants taller than 20 feet form the dominant cover, e.g. red maple, American elm, and tamarack. Water tolerant shrubs often form a second layer beneath the forest canopy, with a layer of herbaceous plants growing beneath the shrubs. (Abbreviated FO)
a wetland with trees, in this area often adventive, but also including swamps and bottomland hardwood forests.