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Freshwater swamp forests, or flooded forests, are forests which are inundated with freshwater, either permanently or seasonally.

13009961_10153794865059177_1044506096_oFreshwater swamp forests are found in a range of climate zones, from boreal through temperate and subtropical to tropical.

 

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They normally occur along the lower reaches of rivers and around freshwater lakes.

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DSC02371Specifically, varzea refers to whitewater-inundated forest, and igapo to blackwater-inundated forest.

 

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Peat swamp forests are swamp forests where waterlogged soils prevent woody debris from fully decomposing, which over time creates a thick layer of acidic peat.

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