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Acidic Talus Slope Woodland
Allegheny Oak Forest
Alpine Krummholz
Alpine Meadow
Alpine Sliding Fen
Appalachian Oak-Hickory Forest
Appalachian Oak-Pine Forest
Backwater Slough
Balsam Flats
Beech-Maple Mesic Forest
Black Spruce-Tamarack Bog
Boreal Heath Barrens
Brackish Interdunal Swales
Brackish Intertidal Mudflats
Brackish Meadow
Brackish Tidal Marsh
Calcareous Cliff Community
Calcareous Pavement Barrens
Calcareous Red Cedar Barrens
Calcareous Shoreline Outcrop
Calcareous Talus Slope Woodland
Chestnut Oak Forest
Cliff Community
Coastal Oak-Beech Forest
Coastal Oak-Heath Forest
Coastal Oak-Hickory Forest
Coastal Oak-Holly Forest
Coastal Oak-Laurel Forest
Coastal Plain Atlantic White Cedar Swamp
Coastal Plain Pond
Coastal Plain Pond Shore
Coastal Plain Poor Fen
Coastal Salt Pond
Cobble Shore
Cobble Shore Wet Meadow
Confined River
Deep Emergent Marsh
Dwarf Pine Plains
Dwarf Pine Ridges
Dwarf Shrub Bog
Floodplain Forest
Freshwater Intertidal Mudflats
Freshwater Intertidal Shore
Freshwater Tidal Creek
Freshwater Tidal Marsh
Freshwater Tidal Swamp
Great Lakes Dunes
Hemlock-Hardwood Swamp
Hemlock-Northern Hardwood Forest
Hempstead Plains Grassland
High Salt Marsh
Highbush Blueberry Bog Thicket
Ice Cave Talus Community
Inland Atlantic White Cedar Swamp
Inland Calcareous Lake Shore
Inland Poor Fen
Intermittent Stream
Limestone Woodland
Low Salt Marsh
Maple-Basswood Rich Mesic Forest
Marine Eelgrass Meadow
Marine Rocky Intertidal
Maritime Beach
Maritime Beech Forest
Maritime Bluff
Maritime Dunes
Maritime Freshwater Interdunal Swales
Maritime Grassland
Maritime Heathland
Maritime Holly Forest
Maritime Pitch Pine Dune Woodland
Maritime Post Oak Forest
Maritime Red Cedar Forest
Maritime Shrubland
Marsh Headwater Stream
Medium Fen
Mountain Fir Forest
Mountain Spruce-Fir Forest
Northern White Cedar Swamp
Oak Openings
Oak-Tulip Tree Forest
Oligotrophic Dimictic Lake
Oxbow Lake
Patterned Peatland
Perched Bog
Perched Swamp White Oak Swamp
Pine Barrens Shrub Swamp
Pine Barrens Vernal Pond
Pine-Northern Hardwood Forest
Pitch Pine-Blueberry Peat Swamp
Pitch Pine-Heath Barrens
Pitch Pine-Oak Forest
Pitch Pine-Oak-Heath Rocky Summit
Pitch Pine-Oak-Heath Woodland
Pitch Pine-Scrub Oak Barrens
Post Oak-Blackjack Oak Barrens
Red Cedar Rocky Summit
Red Maple-Blackgum Swamp
Red Maple-Hardwood Swamp
Red Maple-Sweetgum Swamp
Red Maple-Tamarack Peat Swamp
Rich Graminoid Fen
Rich Hemlock-Hardwood Peat Swamp
Rich Mesophytic Forest
Rich Shrub Fen
Rich Sloping Fen
Riverside Ice Meadow
Riverside Sand/Gravel Bar
Rocky Headwater Stream
Rocky Summit Grassland
Salt Panne
Salt Shrub
Saltwater Tidal Creek
Sandstone Pavement Barrens
Sea Level Fen
Sedge Meadow
Serpentine Barrens
Shale Cliff and Talus Community
Shale Talus Slope Woodland
Shallow Emergent Marsh
Shrub Swamp
Silver Maple-Ash Swamp
Spruce Flats
Spruce-Fir Rocky Summit
Spruce-Fir Swamp
Spruce-Northern Hardwood Forest
Successional Maritime Forest
Talus Cave Community
Tidal River
Unconfined River
Vernal Pool