Upland

upland

(Science: botany) Any area that does not qualify as a wetland because the associated hydrologic regime is not sufficiently wet to elicit development of vegetation, soils and/or hydrologic characteristics associated with wetlands. Such areas in floodplains are more appropriately termed nonwetlands.


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