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["Cherokee marsh - a wetland to cherish"],   pp. 7-17


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     or along the shores of lakes or ponds. 
             Cattails along Lake Wingra 
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 Sometimes there is a wetland where no open water 
 can be seen but where underground water keeps the 
 soil wet and soggy. 
                   Summerton Bog 
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 A wetland may be as small as a wreath around a 
 small pond... 
          EPond,Goose Lake Prairie, Illinois 
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 * . . or large enough to stretch to the horizon. 
          Crex Meadows, Burnett Countyi 
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 Some wetlands have trees growing right in the water 
 or wet soil. A wetland with trees is called a swamp. 
 A few swamps, such as this one, are found in southern 
 Wisconsin but swamps are more common in the 
 northern part of the state. 
       Flood plain forest along the Sugar River, 
       near Avon, Wisconsin 


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