Salt Plain NWR Marsh Information
Wetland Category: Fresh Marsh
NWI Classification: PEM1A
Latitude:   36.801494 Longitude:   -98.195810

Image Data
Date: 04/04/2013
Direction: South
State: Oklahoma
Country: USA
Location: Salt Plain National Wildlife Refuge
Author(s): Larry Handley
Affiliation: Government

Description: Palustrine emergent marsh. Persistent Fresh Water, temporarily flooded by local rainfall. Wetland is formed in swale within prehistoric sand dune area.
Conditions: Winter scenescence conditions prevail. Center of wetland is saturated to the surface from recent rainfall.
Dominant Plants:   Scientific Name:
Johnson Grass   Sorghum halepense (L.) Pora.
Sedge   Carex spp.

Disturbances: Johnson Grass is a noxious invasive grass into temporarily and seasonally flooded wetlands and along floodways.