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Rooted plants need water to grow. But lots of water for long periods depletes the oxygen in the soil creating a condition called anoxia.  Wetland plants—hydrophytic plants—are able to grow and thrive in low oxygen environments.  Sounds simple.  The boundary … Continue reading

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A wetlands beauty By Aaron Horrell – Southeast Missourian – August 15, 2010 The wild American lotus is native to wetlands, lakes and ponds of the eastern half of the U.S. and much of Canada north of the Great Lakes. … Continue reading

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