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Flood-meadow near Hohenau an der March Flood-meadow near Hohenau.jpg
Flood-meadow near Hohenau an der March
The same meadow in spring Flood-meadow near Hohenau 01.jpg
The same meadow in spring

A flood-meadow (or floodmeadow) is an area of grassland or pasture beside a river, subject to seasonal flooding. Flood-meadows are distinct from water-meadows in that the latter are artificially created and maintained, with flooding controlled on a seasonal and even daily basis.


Kasari flood-meadow in early spring. Matsalu National Park, Estonia. Kasari luht 3.JPG
Kasari flood-meadow in early spring. Matsalu National Park, Estonia.


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