Cedar Creek Bog Information
Wetland Category: Forested Wetlands
NWI Classification: PFO2/SS2B
Latitude:   45.427179 Longitude:   -93.194538

Image Data
Date: 10/28/2011
Direction: North East
State: Minnesota
Country: USA
Location: Cedar Bog located in Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
Author(s): Steve Kloiber
Affiliation: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Description: Palustrine Forested Wetland dominated by mixed-height tamarack growing on a floating mat of sphagnum moss. The water regime is saturated year-round.
Conditions: Photo taken late October during peak needle color for tamarack. Taller Tamarack are shown in the background with a mixture of short Tamarack and cottongrass in the foreground.
Dominant Plants:   Scientific Name:
Tamarack   Larix laricina (Du Roi) K. Koch
Tussock Cottongrass   Eriophorum vaginatum L. var. spissum (Fernald) B. Boivin
Sphagnum moss   Sphagnum sp.

Disturbances: The site is located entirely within a scientific nature reserve.