FC: Wet lands | Abraham Prado
1: Wetlands | Abraham Prado November the seventh Jay m. robinson high school EES/MRS.KNIGHT THIRD PERIOD
2: Wetlands are areas of land where the ground remains soaked with water that are sub-merged beneath each other. there is four types of wetlands and here there are | 1. Marsh 2. Swamp 3. Fin and 4. Bog
3: th | Marshes have two sub groups. One type is tidal and the other is non- tidal. Marshlands are flooded grasslands. Non-tidal marshlands are are the most found throughout North America. Non-tidal marshlands are created in poorly drained depressions. You can find animals like muskrats, otters, and many more there's also lots of plants here too like Pickerelweed and cattails. Tidal marshlands are can be found in protected coastlines in mid and high latitudes worldwide. In the U.S they can be found on the eastern coast from Maine to Florida and continuing on to Louisiana and Texas along the Gulf of Mexico. Tidal marshes are created by the influence of motion of ocean tides and have catogorized groups too like salt water and fresh water. you can find animals and plants like smooth cobgrass, spike grass, the great egret, and the clapper rail.
4: Swamps | A swamp is any wetland that has lots of woody plants. Swamps are made by low land coastal areas. Swamps can be found in many places most are found along the sluggish rivers of the Southeast. The animals and plants here are plenty like the American alligator or the Prothonotary Warblers, White Cedar and skunk cabbage.
5: Bogs | Bogs are poorly drained sites.