Marshes are seasonally or continually flooded and occur in depressions, around lakes or ponds and along slow-flowing streams. Shallow marshes support dominant herbaceous vegetation which is rooted in hydric soil that emerge from the water. An example would be a cattail marsh.
|Water plantain||Nodding beggarticks|
|Smart weed||Skunk cabbage|
|Northern red-legged frog||Pacific pond turtle|
|Northern painted turtle||Great blue heron|
|Mallard||Violet green swallow|