Closed canopy wetlands

CLOSED CANOPY WETLANDS        

Baygall

Hydric mucky soils. Closed canopy of bay trees including sweetbay magnolia (Magnolia virginiana) and redbay (Persea borbonia). Examples are widespread. 

Shrub bog 

Hydric mucky soils. Closed canopy of titi shrubs including black titi (Cliftonia monophylla) and titi (Cyrilla racemiflora). Examples are widespread.

Dome swamp 

Hydric mucky soils. Closed "dome-shaped" canopy of cypress trees including bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) and (Taxodium ascendens). Examples are widespread and are easily seen as dome shaped groups of trees in the agricultural fields in the northern parts of our counties.