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Wetlands of the United States

Their Extent and Their Value To Waterfowl and Other Wildlife

Plate 7

Tupelo gum and cypress
Tupelo gum and cypress growing in spring-fed limestone sink in Decatur County, Ga. Areas like this are usually deficient in waterfowl foods but are used by resting and roosting waterfowl, particularly wood ducks.


Type 7 -- Wooded swamps: Distribution, abundance, and importance to waterfowl.

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