Table Hc08: Percentage of Total Wetland Acres within the Gasconade River Watershed

Table Hc08: Percentage of Total Wetland Acres within the Gasconade River Watershed

For each wetland systems/classes and description

Cowardin Wetland System/Class Description Total Acres % of total acres
Upper Gasconade River watershed (#10290201)
Total Lacustrine      
  Lake/Reservoir 69.64 0.63
Total Palustrine   609.3 5.49
Total Aquatic Bed   27.99 0.25
Total Deciduous Bottomland Forest   513.13 4.63
Total Scrub Shrub   68.18 0.61
Total Emergent   364.19 3.28
  Upland Marsh or Fen 11.06 0.10
  Wet meadow or flat 137.40 1.24
  Shallow marsh 172.82 1.56
  Deep marsh 42.91 0.39
Total Unconsolidated Bottom   3806.39 34.33
  Pond 99.49 0.90
  Drained waterbody 7.57 0.07
  Excavated pond 121.75 1.10
  Farm pond 3577.58 32.26
Total Riverine   5874.77 52.98
  Gravel bar 919.73 8.29
  Permanent pool 38.46 0.35
  Pool/riffle complex 3221.97 29.06
  Sand flat or gravel flat 11.75 0.11
  Temporary pool 274.94 2.48
  Temporary-semipermanent pool 1407.92 12.70
Total Wetland Polygons   11088.48 100.00
Lower Gasconade River watershed (#10290203)
Total Lacustrine      
  Lake/Reservoir 429.19 6.07
Total Palustrine   3043.17 43
Total Aquatic Bed   9.36 0.13
Total Deciduous Bottomland Forest   3000.56 42.40
Total Scrub Shrub   33.25 0.47
Total Emergent   483.33 6.62
  Upland Marsh or Fen 17.55 0.25
  Wet meadow or flat 316.17 4.47
  Shallow marsh 134.80 1.90
  Deep marsh 14.81 0.21
Total Unconsolidated Bottom   2247.3 31.75
  Excavated pond 175.83 2.48
  Pond 73.71 1.04
  Farm pond 1997.76 28.23
Total Riverine   873.44 12.34
  Permanent pool 54.43 0.77
  Sand flat or gravel flat 3.53 0.05
  Excavated channel 15.37 0.22
  Temporary pool 8.02 0.11
  Temporary-semipermanent pool 312.80 4.42
  Vegetated Island bar 12.99 0.18
  Gravel bar 466.30 6.59
Total Wetland Polygons   7076.42 100.00

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