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BOG MARSH OR SWAMP?

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marsh
wetlands in which the dominant vegetation consists of reeds, grasses, cattails, etc. essentially they are wet prairies
wetlands
bogs, marshes, swamps
marsh
plants rise clear of the water
marsh
lack the protection and buoyancy of the water
marsh
wandlike flexible plants
marsh
creates a tough mat resisting waves and the pulling of the pland topped by wind and water
marsh
deep water to shallow (usually)
marsh
smails
marsh
ducks
marsh
muskrats
swamp
flooded forest
swamp
deep water to shallow (usually)
swamp
wooded wetland
deep water swamp
cypress
deep water swamp
gum
deep water swamp
certain pine trees
deep water swamp
epiphytes
deep water swamp
mosquitos
shallow water swamp
shrubby willows
shallow water swamp
oak
shallow water swamp
maple
shallow water swamp
aquatic/semi-aquatic insects
shallow water swamp
turtles
shallow water swamp
snakes
shallow water swamp
alligators/crocodiles
shallow water swamp
ducks
shallow water swamp
herons
shallow water swamp
deer
shallow water swamp
bear
shallow water swamp
squirrel
bog
rather widely distributed over humid regions of the earth
bog
best developed and most abundant in northern cold forested regions in North America, Europe, and Asia
bog
usually develops where drainage is blocked
bog
all have cushionlike vegetation
bog
all have accumulation of peat
bog
sphagnum moss
bog
acidic water
bog
low in nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus
bog
high carbon dioxide content
bog
open water is colonized by submerged then floating plants
bog
kettle holes
bog
organic matter accumulates, raising pond floor
bog
marsh plants grow in shallows
bog
sphagnum moss creeps into the area and fills the spaces between plants
sphagnum moss
thick mats
bog
buoyant networks of rhizomes send out new shoots above water level. mosses continue to grow filling in any open spacesand consolidating the mat
bog
pitcher and sundew plants
pitcher and sundew
predacious
bog
phytoplankton much more abundant of zooplankton
bog
blue green algae and desmids
bog
rotifers
bog
no mollusks
bog
barely any fish
bog
warblers
bog
lemming
pitcher plants
low in nitrogen
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