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Upland Mesic Hardwood Forests Zone 8

Sandy loamy soils contain good amounts of organic material and are generally underlain by limestone bedrock. Soils are moderately acid, fertile and moisture-retentive, with fair drainage. Plants require good soil fertility and moisture, and tolerate shading and minor flooding. Drought and salt tolerance is minimal.