Open canopy wetlands


Wet prairie

Hydric sandy soils. Flat topography with a diverse, continuous groundcover including wiregrass (Aristida beyrichiana), beakrush (Rhynchospora), toothache grass (Ctenium aromaticum), pitcher plants (Sarracenia) pipewort (Eriocaulon), yellow-eyed grass (Xyris)

Depression marsh

Hydric sandy soils. Shallow depression embeeded within uplands or flatwoods distinguised by concentric zones of vegetation including maiden maidencane (Panicum hemitomon), yellow-eyed grasses (Xyris), St John’s wort (Hypericum), pickerelweed (Pontedaria cordata), beakrushes (Rhynchospora) and hatpins (Eriocaulon).

Seepage slope