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Classification of Natural Ponds and Lakes
in the Glaciated Prairie Region

Plate 23


gif -- Semipermanent Pond, Subsaline, Cover Type 2 (IV-E-2)
Plate 23. Semipermanent pond, subsaline, cover type 2 (IV-E-2). Deep-marsh zone represented by open-water phase, drawdown bare-soil phase, and emergent vegetation composed entirely of alkali bulrush (Scirpus paludosus). Adjoining, light-colored band of shallow-marsh emergent vegetation is composed of alkaligrass (Puccinellia nuttalliana). July 24, 1964, Stutsman Couny, N. Dak.


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