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Kettlehole Wet Meadow

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Graminoid/emergent herbaceous or mixed shrub/herbaceous communities that are restricted to small (<5 acres), seasonally inundated, kettle depressions in sandy glacial outwash.

Photos credit to salicicola.com (unless otherwise noted). Natural communities information extracted from the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program (NHESP). NHESP's Kettlehole Wet Meadow natural community page.

 

SEMPBA Archives: Kettlehole Wet Meadow


Species Name
leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata)
high bush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
water willow (Decodon verticillatus)
tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)
swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
sphagnum moss (Sphagnum spp.)
common bulrush (Scirpus cyperinus)
dusky wool-grass (Scirpus atrocinctus)
meadow bulrush (Scirpus hattorianus)
red-stemmed bulrush (Scirpus microcarpus)
Torrey's bulrush (Schoenoplectus torreyi)
tussock-sedge (Carex stricta)
marsh rush (Juncus canadensis)
bayonet rush (Juncus militaris)
pondshore rush (Juncus pelocarpus)
deertongue (Dichanthelium clandestinum)
forked panic grass (Dichanthelium dichotomum)
Warty panic grass (Panicum verrucosum)
switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)
creeping bent grass (Agrostis stolonifera)
pale false mannagrass (Glyceria pallida)
marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris)
swamp beggar’s ticks (Bidens connata)
beggar’s ticks (Bidens frondosa)
tall beggar’s ticks (Bidens vulgata)

leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata)
leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata)
leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata)
leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata)
high bush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
high bush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
high bush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
high bush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
water willow (Decodon verticillatus)
water willow (Decodon verticillatus)
water willow (Decodon verticillatus)
water willow (Decodon verticillatus)
tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)
tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)
tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)
tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)
swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor)
swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor)
swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor)
swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
red maple (Acer rubrum)
sphagnum mosss--Sphagnum beneath Sceuschzeria palustris.
sphagnum mosss--Sphagnum beneath Sceuschzeria palustris.
sphagnum mosss--Sphagnum beneath Vaccinninum macrocarpon.
common bulrush (Scirpus cyperinus)
common bulrush (Scirpus cyperinus)
common bulrush (Scirpus cyperinus)
common bulrush (Scirpus cyperinus)
dusky wool-grass (Scirpus atrocinctus)
meadow bulrush (Scirpus hattorianus)
meadow bulrush (Scirpus hattorianus)
meadow bulrush (Scirpus hattorianus)
meadow bulrush (Scirpus hattorianus)
red-stemmed bulrush (Scirpus microcarpus)
red-stemmed bulrush (Scirpus microcarpus)
Torrey's bulrush (Schoenoplectus torreyi)
Torrey's bulrush (Schoenoplectus torreyi)
Torrey's bulrush (Schoenoplectus torreyi)
Torrey's bulrush (Schoenoplectus torreyi)
tussock-sedge (Carex stricta)
tussock-sedge (Carex stricta)
tussock-sedge (Carex stricta)
tussock-sedge (Carex stricta)
marsh rush (Juncus canadensis)
marsh rush (Juncus canadensis)
marsh rush (Juncus canadensis)
marsh rush (Juncus canadensis)
bayonet rush (Juncus militaris)
bayonet rush (Juncus militaris)
bayonet rush (Juncus militaris)
bayonet rush (Juncus militaris)
pondshore rush (Juncus pelocarpus)
pondshore rush (Juncus pelocarpus)
pondshore rush (Juncus pelocarpus)
pondshore rush (Juncus pelocarpus)
deertongue (Dichanthelium clandestinum)
deertongue (Dichanthelium clandestinum)
deertongue (Dichanthelium clandestinum)
deertongue (Dichanthelium clandestinum)
forked panic grass (Dichanthelium dichotomum)
forked panic grass (Dichanthelium dichotomum)
forked panic grass (Dichanthelium dichotomum)
forked panic grass (Dichanthelium dichotomum)
Warty panic grass (Panicum verrucosum)
Warty panic grass (Panicum verrucosum)
Warty panic grass (Panicum verrucosum)
Warty panic grass (Panicum verrucosum)
switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)
switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)
switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)
switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)
creeping bent grass (Agrostis stolonifera)
creeping bent grass (Agrostis stolonifera)

pale false mannagrass (Glyceria pallida)

Photo credit: By Sheri Hagwood - http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=TOPAP3&photoID=topap3_002_avp.jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11884694

marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris)
marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris)
marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris)
marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris)
swamp beggar’s ticks (Bidens connata)
swamp beggar’s ticks (Bidens connata)
swamp beggar’s ticks (Bidens connata)
swamp beggar’s ticks (Bidens connata)
beggar’s ticks (Bidens frondosa)
beggar’s ticks (Bidens frondosa)
beggar’s ticks (Bidens frondosa)
beggar’s ticks (Bidens frondosa)
tall beggar’s ticks (Bidens vulgata)
tall beggar’s ticks (Bidens vulgata)
tall beggar’s ticks (Bidens vulgata)
tall beggar’s ticks (Bidens vulgata)