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Contact: Diane Debinski
Iowa State University


Caption: Debinski studied six different types of montane meadows that ranged from dry (xeric) to wet (hydric). These meadows get most of their water from the melting of winter snows. This runoff provides water to the area into July and August.

Credit: ISU courtesy photo

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