Coastal Emergent Wetland

Coastal emergent wetlands are wetlands along Great Lakes shorelines where the water is up to 3 meters deep and where the vegetation is dominated by non-woody plants like cattails and rushes. Emergent wetlands have vegetation that mostly emerges (sticks out) from the surface of the water.

 
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