Priority habitats in the Tamaulipan Brushlands are riparian corridor and grasslands. Tall riparian woodlands cross an arid plain along the Nueces, Frio, Rio Grande, San Fernando, San Juan, and Salado rivers. Riparian and scrub forests along the Rio Grande and other rivers blend together with taller vegetation near the river blending into the surrounding drier flood plain. Riparian corridors like the Rio Grande create an important wildlife corridor from Falcon Dam to the mouth of the river. The dense forest is diverse with many fruit producing trees and abundant epiphytes including ball moss and spanish moss.