Napa River Information
Wetland Category: Wetland Scrub-shrub
NWI Classification: PSS1C
Latitude:   38.527517 Longitude:   -122.491014

Image Data
Date: 12/13/2009
Direction: North West
State: California
Country: USA
Location: Silverado Road and Lodi Road north of St. Helena
Author(s): Larry Handley
Affiliation: USGS/NWRC

Description: Palustrine Scrub-shrub covering the small channel area of the Napa River between the stream banks. The channel is completely flooded in the spring and winter.
Conditions: Late fall water level is low within channel.
Dominant Plants:   Scientific Name:
Willow, various species   Salix spp.

Disturbances: Water levels in river are influenced by groundwater use for vineyard irrigation.
Comments: Even though water is flowing in the channel, the dominant wildlife habitat within the channel is Scrub-shrub.