Distinguished by a dense midstory of shrubs with little to no canopy of groundcover layer. Easily told apart by dry vs wet soils. 


Shrubland composed of scrub oas including sand live oak (Quercus geminata), myrtle oak (Quercus myrtifolia), and Chapmannā€™s oak (Quercus chapmanii) with or without sand pine (Pinus clausa) canopy. Open gaps with lichens and other herbacous plants and xerix soils.

Shrub bog 

Dense shrubland of titi shrubs dominated black titi (Cliftonia monophylla) and/or titi (Cyrilla racemiflora). Assocaited with flatwoods or along streams. Water source precipitation and seepage with generally saturated soils usually <1ft deep. Hydric mucky soils.