Flathead Lake Information
Wetland Category: Fresh Marsh
NWI Classification: PEM1C
Latitude:   47.693 Longitude:   -114.057

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Date: 07/25/2007
Direction: East
State: Montana
Country: USA
Location: 3.2 miles east of Hwy 93 and Hwy 35 intersection. Near Polson MT
Author(s): Dennis Lichtenberg
Affiliation: National Wetlands Research Center

Description: Palustrine emergent receiving water from both ground and stream sources. Wetland is on a slope that drains towards the Flathead Lake
Conditions: Wetland is in good condition and managed by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Wildlife Management Program. Some invasive species are present in surrounding areas.
Dominant Plants:   Scientific Name:
Sedge   Carex
Rush   Juncus
Cattail   Typha latifolia

Disturbances: The area received some grazing pressure before being purchased by the Tribe using mitigation funds.