Classification of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats of the United States

Plates 85-86


GIF - Palustrine System
Plate 85.--Classification: SYSTEM Palustrine, CLASS Forested Wetland, SUBCLASS Needle-leaved Evergreen, DOMINANCE TYPE Picea mariana, WATER REGIME Saturated, WATER CHEMISTRY Fresh, SOIL Mineral. Subordinate plants in this black spruce forest include Labrador tea (Ledum groenlandicum), mountain cranberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), crowberry (Empetrum nigrum), and peat moss (Sphagnum sp.). Permafrost is present within 45 cm (18 in) of the surface. (Vicinity of Glennallen, Alaska; July 1985; Photo by F. C. Golet)

GIF - Palustrine System
Plate 86.--Classification: SYSTEM Palustrine, CLASS Forested Wetland, SUBCLASS Dead, WATER REGIME Permanently Flooded, WATER CHEMISTRY Fresh-Circumneutral, SOIL Mineral, SPECIAL MODIFIER Impounded. (Humphreys County, Tennessee; September 1975; Photo by V. Carter)

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