Inland Wetlands

Wetlands are habitats that are found on land but the features of these habitats are strongly influenced by how water flows through them and where that water comes from. Wetlands are both terrestrial and aquatic habitats, they are influenced by the all of the same features that influence terrestrial habitats and aquatic habitats. Wetlands may look just like terrestrial habitats during parts of the year when they become dry, but for at least part of the year wetland soil is covered with water.

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