Ecological Archives A019-059-A1

Katherine Ballantine and Rebecca Schneider. 2009. Fifty-five years of soil development in restored freshwater depressional wetlands. Ecological Applications 19:1467–1480.

Appendix A. Descriptive characteristics for each wetland site.

Site

HGM Class

Water source

Soil type

Site age

Surface area (ha)

Plant cover (%)

Typha (%)

Other dominant plants

1

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

10

1.08

40

75

Phalaris arundinacea

 

2

Depressional

Open/
Surface

 

Honeoye

10

0.61

50

55

Scirpus spp.

Carex spp.

Phalaris arundinacea

3

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Honeoye

11

0.21

95

30

Phragmites australis

4

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Darien

13

1.75

75

30

Phragmites australis

5

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Darien

11

0.7

20

80

Pharalis arundinacea

6

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

11

0.72

40

65

Pharalis arundinacea

7

Depressional

Open/
Surface

 

Mardin

13

0.41

40

45

Pharalis arundinacea

Carex spp.

Eleocharis smallii

8

Depressional

Open/
Surface

 

Mardin

13

0.38

50

60

Sparganium eurycarpum

Phalaris aurundinacea

Carex aquatilis

9

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

3

1.1

2

90

Carex aquatilis

Juncus tenuis

10

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

3

1.01

5

30

Pharalis arundinacea

11

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

30

4.62

10

70

Lythrum Salicaria

12

Depressional

Open/
Surface

 

Mardin

3

0.35

25

90

Eleocharis smallii

Sagittaria lancifia

Phragmites australis

13

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Honeoye

3

0.21

10

60

Sagittaria latifolia

14

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

3

0.8

1

90

Sagittaria latifolia

15

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Darien

3

0.82

10

95

Polygonum amphibium

16

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

5

1.39

15

100

NA

17

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

33

0.85

40

95

Phragmites australis

18

Depressional

Open/
Surface

   

Darien

54

2.25

20

10

 

Lemna gibba

Polygonum amphibium

Carex spp.

Scirpus spp.

19

Depressional

Open/
Surface

  

Mardin

10

0.71

20

30

Scirpus cyperinus

Dulichium arundinaceum

Carex spp.

Polygonum amphibium

20

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Honeoye

11

0.96

75

100

NA

21

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

32

0.9

30

100

NA

22

Depressional

Open/
Surface

 

Mardin

55

3.12

15

90

Carex spp.

Sagittaria latifolia

Scirpus cyperinus

23

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

3

0.78

5

85

Scirpus cyperinus

Carex spp.

24

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

52

2.7

10

90

Eupatorium maculatum

Polygonum amphibium

 

25

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Chenango

34

2.18

10

95

Carex spp.

Phalaris aruninacea

26

Depressional

Open/
Surface

  

Mardin

51

0.68

40

60

Scirpus spp.

Carex spp.

Phalaris arundinacea

Veronica scutellata

27

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

4

0.56

15

90

Carex spp.

28

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

4

0.36

10

80

Scirpus cyperinus

Carex spp.

29

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

30

2.22

20

60

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
Phalaris arundinacea

30

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

55

0.75

100

100

NA

31

Depressional

Open/
Surface

   

Mardin

Nat’l

1.21

40

30

Sagittari latifolia

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani

Carex spp.

Eleocharis spp.

 

32

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Honeoye

Nat’l

1.67

20

85

Juncus pelocarpus

Utricularia vulgaris

33

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

Nat’l

1.62

50

90

Carex spp.
Scirpus spp.

34

Depressional

Open/
Surface

Mardin

Nat’l

0.69

90

100

NA

35

Depressional

Open/
Surface

 

Mardin

Nat’l

1.12

10

70

Carex spp.

Utricularia vulgaris

 

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