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Shallow Marsh

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.

Flora

Water plantainNodding beggarticks
Smart weedSkunk cabbage

Fauna

Northern red-legged frogPacific pond turtle
Northern painted turtleGreat blue heron
MallardViolet green swallow
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