White River NWR Information
Wetland Category: Forested Wetlands
NWI Classification: PFO1F
Latitude:   34.141930 Longitude:   -91.142921

Image Data
Date: 04/01/2006
Direction: North
State: Arkansas
Country: USA
Location: White River National Wildlife Refuge, south of St. Charles
Author(s): Larry Handley
Affiliation: USGS, Mid-Continent Geographic Science Center

Description: Bottomland Hardwood Forest of predominantly broadleaf deciduous trees over 20 feet in height with a few Cypress (narrowleaf deciduous) trees present. Semi-permanent water is present in pockets for most of the year. Waterline from spring (March and April) flooding of the Lower White River is evident at about 4 feet above the water surface.
Conditions: Spring flooding has receded leaving pools of standing water in low areas and in swales between sand ridges on the floodplain.
Dominant Plants:   Scientific Name:
Water Tupelo   Nyssa aquatica
Green Ash   Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Water Hickory   Carya aquatica

Disturbances: None