Nature – Vocabulary

More Nature Vocabulary:

What’s the difference between these words?

Grass – small, green plants with slender leaves, that grown from the ground
reed – tall grasses that grow in wetlands

soil – earth from which plants can grow
dirt – dead earth, in which nothing grows

stream – A small river
brook/creek – similar to a stream, but smaller (Creeks are sheltered by trees.)
bog – A stagnant body of water covered with a layer of dead plant material
swamp – A muddy body of water that drains slowly, where water resistant trees grow
marsh – A body of water beside a lake or river, where grasses and cattail grow

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