Northern Prairie Pothole Information
Wetland Category: Fresh Marsh
NWI Classification: PEM1Cf
Latitude:   45.969810 Longitude:   -98,527815

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Date: 10/22/2014
Direction: West
State: North Dakota
Country: USA
Location: South of Ellendale, ND on US Hwy 281
Author(s): Larry Handley
Affiliation: Scientist

Description: Palustrine emergent wetland of persistent cattail seasonally flooded that is farmed to the line of saturation or inundation.
Conditions: Drier year has allowed farming to lower level within pothole. Emergent herbaceous vegetation and some open water occupy lowest part of pothole.
Dominant Plants:   Scientific Name:
Cattail   Typha spp.
Unknown emergent  

Disturbances: Adjacent farming