Common Wetland Types Found in Florida

Common wetland types found in Florida include:


Descriptions of wetland types:

Deep (salt) marsh

Cypress dome

Wet prairie

Hydric hammock

Hardwood swamp (bottomland)

Cypress wetland

Open water

Shallow marsh


All wetland type description are taken from the Florida Natural Areas Inventory

The illustration comes from an out of print publication by Lake County Florida.


Posted: June 13, 2022

Category: Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Florida Wetlands, Forest Ecology

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