The physical and biological resources required by an organism for its survival and reproduction; these requirements are species-specific. Food and cover are major components of habitat and must extend beyond the requirements of the individual to include a sufficient area capable of supporting a viable population.
The area where a plant or animal lives and grows under natural conditions. Habitat includes living and non-living attributes and provides all requirements for food and shelter.
The place, including physical and biotic conditions, where a plant or animal lives.
The place or environment in which a plant or animal naturally lives, grows, reproduces, and obtains resources
The geographically defined area where environmental conditions (e.g.~, climate, topography, etc.) meet the life needs (e.g.,. food, shelter, etc.) of an organism, population, or community.
The area or region where a particular type of plant or animal lives and grows.