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Impoundment and Baldcypress Swamp Management

By Beth A. Middleton

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Baldcypress swamps (Taxodium distichum) are impounded for many reasons, but this practice results in the demise of the swamp. The permanent impoundment of baldcypress swamps first lowers primary production and eventually results in death of the trees.

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Middleton, B.A., 2006, Impoundment and baldcypress swamp management: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1270, 4 p.

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Posted October 2006

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