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Classification of Natural Ponds and Lakes
in the Glaciated Prairie Region

Plate 9

jpg -- Seasonal Pond, Slightly Brackish, Cover Type 4 (III-B-4)
Plate 9. Seasonal pond, slightly brackish, cover type 4 (III-B-4). The extensive, open-water phase is the result of mowing the emergent, shallow-marsh vegetation, composed chiefly of slough sedge (Carex atherodes) and whitetop (Scolochloa festucacea). May 5, 1966, Stutsman County, N. Dak.

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