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  8. bodies of water (natural)
  9. bodies of freshwater
  10. [bodies of freshwater by biome]
  11. wetlands
  12. bogs
Scope note
Designates waterlogged spongy ground with a characteristic plantlife, such as sphagnum mosses, and in which vegetation is decaying, ultimately producing highly acidic peat. Distinct from "fens," in which the water remains alkaline.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024