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Scrub-shrub forest

Depiction of a scrub-shrub forest at the edge of the estuaryScrub-shrub forest is a complex dominated by water-tolerant shrubs and trees located in the flood plain. The photo at right is an example of a forested wetland in the Columbia estuary (courtesy of Battelle).


Controlling factors that affect scrub-shrub forest:

Ecosystem processes that are affected by scrub-shrub forest:

Interactions and equations:


Contact information

Ronald Thom, Ph.D

Marine Research Operations, PNNL
1529 W. Sequim Bay Rd.
Sequim, WA 98382