We grow a wide range of Native British water plants, moisture loving and bog plants which is large but not exhaustive. Typically 1-2' tall with bright yellow daisy-like flowers surr... Sagittaria latifolia, Duck potato, is a vigorous aquatic perennial that typically grows 2-4’ tall. It’s always best to choose UK-grown native wetland varieties. Wetland plants provide habitats for many animals by providing a place for breeding, feeding and hiding. Virginia’s inventory of wetlands is impressive. In addition to operating as a wholesale nursery, EC's nursery is an integral part of our education and restoration endeavors. How to build a mini wetland - don’t have much space? The leaves of Rice cut grass form a very rough minutely toothed edge that makes it unpalatable to many herbivore mammals... Lobelia cardinalis, Cardinal Flower, is a relatively short-lived herbaceous perennial that grows in nice clumps from 2-3' tall and less than 1' in diameter. Depth of the water, 3. Plants that take root underwater – so you’ll need to put them in underwater pots like the submerged ones – but grow up to the surface where their leaves and flowers spread out. It grows 4-5’ tall and blooms in June-July. Acorus americanus, native sweetflag, has aromatic foliage, similar to Iris in shape, yet unpalatable to geese and deer. Chasmanthium latifolium grows well in a variety of soils with varying moisture... Chelone glabra, White turtle head, is a deer resistant perennial perfect for shaded or woodland gardens with moist soil. agreeing to use our cookies. This is heavier than garden compost which will help stop it simply floating away when you submerge the pot. policy for further information about how we use your personal information. I... Elymus riparius, Riverbank wild rye, is aptly named for its utility when doing streambank or riverbank rehabilitation. Fully submerged plants are also called oxygenating pond plants, because all their surfaces are underwater and capable of releasing oxygen into the water. From mid August through October, New England aster produces numerous flowers ranging in color from pale lavender t... Aster novi-belgii, New york aster, with slightly smaller blue flowers than New England aster, thrives in a more permanently moist habitat. Most planting is best left until late May when the danger of frost damage has passed and plants are at their most active. For a list of the wetland and aquatic plants we grow, including pictures and information about the plants please see our Plants List page. Eryngium aquaticum stands 3-4’ tall and blooms... Eupatorium fistulosum, Joe pye weed, is a 6-8' tall yet graceful plant which prefers moist areas and has a tolerance for a variety of soils. Just under 1' tall, it can be grown individually or in nice tight clusters along shorelines ... Eleocharis obtusa, Spike rush, is typically one of the first colonizers of a freshly dug storm water basin or pond. Flowers open about 3 hours after ... Hibiscus moscheutos, Swamp rose-mallow, is a  fast growing cold-hardy plant. Database of native plants from across Australia. EC maintains the nation's first wholesale native plant nursery, established in 1972. Zizia aurea grows 1-2' tall in nice tight clumps about 12" in diam... © Copyright 2020  |  Aquascapes Unlimited Inc.  |  Pipersville, PA  |  Site Produced by, Symphotrychum novae-angliae* novae-angliae. 730 Myakka Road, Sarasota, Florida 34240 (941) 322-1915 OPEN TO PUBLIC: Thursday through Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Just under 3" tall, Dwarf spikerush can be grown individually or in nice tight clusters al... Eleocharis quadrangulata, Four squarerush, is a PA endangered plant. The purplish/... Schoenoplectus acutus, Hard Stem Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms dense colonies that provide wonderful cover for waterfowl ... Schoenoplectus fluviatilis, River Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms very large colonies rather quickly. This helps water – and tiny pond animals – to circulate around the roots. capacity. The nursery is located near the intersection of USDA zones 7b and 8a.It is surrounded by a rich diversity of natural wetlands. The tallest American member of the Andropogon genus, big blue stem, forms sturdy upright clumps of narrow blades standing 6' tall. Scirpus tabermontanii is common... Scirpus americanus, Three Square Rush, is a rhizomatous species that forms loose colonies growing 3-4’ tall. Tussock s... Carex vulpinoidea, Fox sedge, is aptly named for its fox tail like seed head. The rhizomes of Polygonum a... Pontederia cordata, Pickerelweed, is a common sight in quiet fresh water areas. Its natural range is from Newfoundland to the Great lakes, south including Missouri, and Kansas and down to Florida and Texas. These are common native plants that you are likely to find growing in wetlands in the Wellington region. Marsh marigold's heart shaped shiny foliage emerges in March and almost overnight is topped with bright yellow buttercup li... Carex comosa, Bristly sedge, is a member of the sedge family has a bristly bloom that acts like Velcro. Bristly sedge stands from 1-2 ½’ tall with wide light green foliage. Our range also includes a number of British Native plant starter packs suitable for various size pools and gardens.. More information is available in individual descriptions. Native wetland plants are perfect for habitat regeneration projects. The leaves of Marsh Purslane are highly variable in color, from green to slightly red-tin... Menyanthes trifoliata, Bogbean, grows in spongy bogs, marshes and shallow water along pond edges. Its square stem grows from 6"-2'. Scirpus americanus has a medium spread rate and is a great stabilizer of pond banks and river banks. Delmarva Native Plants is a wetland nursery that grows large numbers of Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass) and Spartina patens (salt meadow hay) to support living shoreline projects in the region. So a good rough rule of thumb is to ensure at least half the surface of the pond is free of foliage. Consultations are available for wetland site planning, plant selections, and management. View Our Current Inventory. Sub-Aquatic Vegetation; Emergent Herbaceous; Upland Pollinators; FERNS; Shrubs; Trees; Seed Mixes. The only moisture loving Andropogon glomeratus, bushy beard, is usually found growing in low lying marshes and swamps of the eastern coastal plain of the United States. Gre... Scirpus cyperinus, Woolgrass, gets its name from its fluffy ornamental inflorescence which stands at 4-5’and blooms from late July to early September. Like Tussock sedge, Fox sedge has... Cephalanthus occidentalis, Buttonbush,  is one of the most important native shrubs for helping to preserve water quality and for enhancing wildlife habitat. Sweetflag spreads moderately from a thick rhizome forming a dense mat along pond shores and stre... Alisma subcordatum, water plantain, is a clump forming seed colonizer which thrives in permanently inundated quiet water. They are often interchangeable with Marginals – like the marsh marigold above which will also grow in damp soil around your pond, helping your pond blend in with its surroundings and also providing shelter for amphibians heading in and out of your pond. They also provide great habitat for wildlife. Nymphaea odorata is tolerant of a wide p... Onoclea sensibilis, Sensitive fern, is commonly found at the sunny edge of a wet woodland. Aquascapes Unlimited’s seed sown local ecotype species add natural wildlife benefits, promote biodiversity, and oftentimes require less maintenance in terms of fertilizers and pesticides. Shrubs and rushes. Plants for natural shorelines. This fairly long bl... Typha angustifolia, Narrow Leaf Cattails, are one of the most important native wetland plants, providing wildlife habitat, improving water quality and providing food for wildlife. Hours. Size of the wetland. A good example is marsh marigold which you can plant in a semi-submerged pot. It also produces some of the more interesting and unusual native plants, encompassing many rare and difficult-to-grow species that are not available elsewhere. When above the waterline, Water Mermaid exhibits leaves that resemble rosemary with serrated ed... Ranunculus flammula, Creeping Spearwort, is found in wet soils and is particularly common in moist forests, stream banks, and along the shores of rivers, ponds and lakes. Soil pH, and 6. Also known as bog plants. Heteranthera reniformis, Floating leaf mud plantain, has bright green glossy almost kidney-shaped leaves growing on sprawling stems with delicate light blue flowers during summer and early fall. Fringed sedge is named for its slender drooping seed heads that are present from June through July. A common example is. Publications. Growing from 1-2' tall, the inflorescence of Canada rush branches from a single point on the stem from July ... Juncus effusus, Soft rush, is a striking perennial wetland plant that grows up to 3' tall in full sun to part shade. The upright stems growing... Eleocharis acicularis, Least spikerush, is a perennial with smooth round solid stems which form an oval spike flower on the tips. The attractive Wood reedgrass grows well in fertile moist soil with light shade or dappled sunlight. Read our guide or watch the video for WWT’s recommendations for native pond plants. The flowers of Hi... Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, Pennywort, is a quick colonizer producing a nice thick mass of scalloped 2-inch leaves growing from running rhizomes in full sun to part shade. The extensive fibrous root system of buttonbush pulls nutrie... Chasmanthium latifolium, Northern sea oats. Although it tolerates hot and humid summers quite well, it will not do well in severe... Rudbeckia triloba, Brown Eyed Susan, grows in moist to dry soils in full sun to part shade. Pointed broom sedge grows 1-2’ tall and provides great food and cover for song birds in wet meadow habitats. Select plants that are hardy for your area and provide the desired wildlife habitat and aesthetics. Because of widespread wetland drainage, and the threat from non-native invasive species, many of our native wetland plants are struggling to survive. Green Star is a growing company offering locally-sourced native wetland plants for freshwater and estuarine settings. Panicum virgatum, Panic grass, is a colonizing perennial grass that grows in large clumps 3-6' tall with sturdy, flat, glossy leaf blades. You can even make one on your balcony. Schoenoplect... Scirpus acutus, Hard Stem Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms dense colonies that provide wonderful cover for waterfowl and spawning fish. Native aquatic plants can enhance the health of a lake, providing nursery cover for young fish, improving water quality, and stabilizes shorelines. Most garden centres will stock aquatic plant pots to put in your pond, which have meshed sides. Wetland Perennials & Garden Colour Planting Accessories & Tools Compost, Potting Mix & Bark Fertilisers & Tonics Gloves Organic Gardening Pest & Disease Control Plant Protection & Weedmats Pruning & Trimming Tools Rabbit & Hare Protection Spades Tree Stakes & Ties Weed Control Wetlands Creations is a specialist nursery, growing only native Australian wetland (and wetland associated) plants. Verbena h... Vernonia noveboracensis, Ironweed, prefers rich, moist soils but it tolerates a wide range of soils making it great plant to use in naturalized areas or meadows looking for a subtle dab of purple bloom from its numerous tiny, fluff... Zizania aquatica, Wild Rice, is a native grass found in marshes, pond edges, lakes, and rivers has an extremely branched inflorescence which produces edible grains for humans and wildlife. We use cookies on this site to improve your user experience. Most growth occurs during the Summ... Cyperus esculentus, Nutsedge, is often mistaken as a grass. These plants are especially important if you set your pond up to receive rainwater and spill out into a bog garden. The thick stems of Scirpus fluviatilis stand 5-7’ tall and bloom in late July to mid August. Currently, we offer over 120 wetland and upland native plants species. This annual herb has delightfully refined purplish blue flowers from early June to late September. The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership also offers native plant lists for those with land along lakes, rivers and streams. The native forms are usually shades of blue-purple, but we also have the uncommon white f... Proserpinaca palustris, water Mermaid, is a native perennial found in swamps, marshes, shores, and  ephemeral woodland ponds. This will help stop the pond becoming stagnant and smelly. 80% of our trees, ferns and flowering plants are endemic (found only in New Zealand). WETLAND SPECIES. Aster novi-belgii is a deer resistant PA rare plant that spreads slowly via rhizomes an... Aster puniceum, Purple stemmed aster, is a common naturalizer of wetlands, stream banks and moist meadows. The best native plants for ponds will, to an extent, be dependent on where you live, so visiting your local suppliers with this guide is your best move. Do not remove plants from the wild. A staple in any rain or butterfly garden this plant will attract loads of beautiful b... Glyceria canadensis, Canada Manna Grass, is a handsome rhizomatous perennial grass that thrives in moist areas and is perfect for wet meadows. Scirpus fluviatilis prov... Scirpus tabermontanii, Soft Stem Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms dense colonies and provides excellent cover for waterfowl and spawning fish. Like its cousin the Cinnamon Fern it likes its feet wet and ankles dry and will form its own island like tussock as it matures. Plants are grown for both internal and external use, in applications such as bioengineering solutions, river restoration, SUDS, constructed wetlands and wetland creation. Because vegetation is one of the three criteria (hydrology, soils, vegetation) for an area to be considered a wetland, Once established this rhizomatous fern creates wonderfully textured colonies of lime green. Look for peat-free aquatic compost in order to help stop the world’s precious peatlands from being destroyed. Looking straight down on the plant, leaves growing in ranks of three are visible. Mon., Tues., Weds. Plants that simply float around on the surface with their roots bare to the open water rather than being grounded in soil or mud. Attractive and useful native plants for garden ponds include: For more ideas, visit a specialist garden centre, consult online plant catalogues and visit your local WWT centre to see what we’re doing. Wetland Plants Inc. 812 Drummonds Point Rd, Edenton, NC 27932. If you do not know the information, please leave it blank. Mon 7am - 5pm. This perennial cool season grass is good for erosion control in moist areas. Here are 10 of our favorite native plants to help Blue flag iris forms... Juncus canadensis, Canada rush, grows well in swampy meadows, boggy sites, and pond margins. The thick stems of Scirpus fluviatilis stand 5-7’ tall and bloom in late July to mid August. It will form dense tussocks rising above the waterline. Soft pale yellow flowers 7 - 11" surround a rich yellow center standi... Spatterdock is a member of the native floating leaf aquatic community. A wide range of plants and animals depend on wetlands for their survival. Striking white snapdragon like flowers are a great addition to the garden in late... Cinna arundinacea, Wood reedgrass, is a strong competitor against Japanese stilt grass! Native plants are those that occur naturally in a region in which they evolved. Standing 2-4’ tall Asclepias incarnat... Aster novae-angliae, New England aster, is one of the most attractive and common asters that thrives in moist full sun meadows. Amount of sunlight on the site, 4. Carex hystericina, Porcupine sedge, is named for its spiky seed head which resembles a porcupine. New England Wetland Plants, Inc is a WHOLESALE PLANT NURSERY in Amherst, Massachusetts offering a variety of:. The upright stems of Great blue lobelia produce a striking blue flower head which creates a wonderful ... Ludwigia palustris, Marsh Purslane, is a creeping aquatic perennial that grows along shorelines, in shallow water, and moist soils. By giving them a home in your garden and using them in your planting scheme for your pond, you’ll be providing vital help to protect these native varieties. Oratia Native Plant Nursery stocks a wide range of New Zealand's native plants, from ground covers and wetland species to large specimen trees. Decorative musk sedge resembles miniature palm trees. Scirpus atrovirens thrives in full sun to partial and blooms from mid June to late July with attractive dark brown almost black inflorescence. Although Black-eyed Susan tolerates hot and humid summers quite well, it will not do well in severe drought conditi... Rudbeckia laciniata, Green headed Coneflower, grows in moist soils in rich woodlands, thickets or along streams and next to ponds in full sun to part shade. Striking when grown in colonies in average to moist soil in wetlands, on pond edges and along streambanks. We have about 1 million acres of wetlands, both fresh water and salt in Virginia. Tue 7am - 5pm. Canada bluejoint is found growing strong along pond shores and in open wet meadows of New England. In fact, Euell Gibbons called Cattails the "Supermarket... Verbena hastata, Blue Vervain, can be found in a variety if habitats including moist prairies & meadows, floodplain woodlands, moist thickets, along borders of rivers and ponds, marshes, moist basins and ditches. Lake bank sedge has very upright blue-green foliage and blooms in early to mid summer. Flowers bloom after two successive months of temps  75-85 degrees. It prefers full sun bu... Carex crinata, Fringed sedge, is a common sedge of cooler northern climates. Wetland Supply features containerized and bare-root native trees, shrubs, and seed for wetland restoration, including specialty plants for passive water treatment systems, phytoremeditation systems and bioengineering. Though looking like grasses or sedges, they are neither, being in their own family (Sparganiaceae). Saltwater wetlands support a diverse array of waterfowl and wildlife. They can provide shelter for pond wildlife like water boatmen, tadpoles and other tiny creatures and also help to keep the water oxygenated and clean. Commonly found in prairies, wood margins, meadows, along roadsides, or in waste areas, the Ohio Spiderwort is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial which grows 3' tall with blue-green, arching, grass-like leaves. Current Inventory PDF . Blooming in April-June Orontium aquaticum is one of the first plants... Osmunda regalis, Royal Fern, adds an elegant and royal appearance to any water garden. Special Thanks to wetland biologist emeritus Mike Lyday, whose We currently grow in excess of 100 species of native, wetland plants and wildflowers varying from bankside to marginal and deep marginal species. Wide range of ecosystems driven by climate and environment. For marginals, you can also use the normal solid-sided pots as long as water can percolate up the holes in the base. Having oxygenating plants will reduce or remove any need for a pump system. The Fragrant Water lily is one of the most commonly seen water plants. Wrinkled Leaf Goldenrod explodes with yellow color to bring a naturalized brilliance to any wetland restoration project. Stems taper to a bristle and r... Juncus gerardii, Saltmeadow rush, is a perennial wetland plant that grows on tide lines and along waterways from vigorous rhizomes forming small upright stands just over 1' tall. A mature plant can spread up to 10” per year with... Orontium aquaticum, Golden Club, is a striking aquatic plant. Nuphar occurs in quiet back waters along tidal creeks and rivers as well as inland ponds and swamps. A staple in any rain or butterfly garden this plant will attract loads of be... Eupatorium perfoliatum, Boneset, is one of the most widespread of our native wetland wildflowers. The bright green cylindrical stems of Juncus effusus are fairly soft. Because of widespread wetland drainage, and the threat from non-native invasive species, many of our native wetland plants are struggling to survive. With an elegant simplicity, this 2-3' tall rush grows in... Elymus hystrix, Bottle brush grass, grows in a wide range of soil conditions including heavy clay with dry to medium hydrology. Remember to use pots that are larger than the plant, so it will have space to grow into. Without them and the insects that co-evolved with them, local birds cannot survive. Despite its grass-like foliage, the Blue-Eyed Grass belongs to the i... Solidago rugosa, Wrinkled Leaf Goldenrod, is a spectacular member of the Aster family. They are the ecological basis upon which life depends, including birds and people. Three Square Rush provides... Sisyrinchium angustifolium, Blue-Eyed Grass,  grows in moist, well-drained soil in damp open woods, slopes, and along stream banks in full sun to part shade. We've been growing native wetland plants since 1999 and currently produce 1.3 million plants per year.. We meet the needs of the largest herbaceous projects, such as this 144,000 plant stormwater wetland in New Bern, North Carolina.. Wed 7am - 5pm. Quality water plants at affordable prices available all year. Carex lacustris, Lake bank sedge, is a rapidly spreading rhizomatous plant and a great soil stabilizer for an area with full sun. The fleshy green leaves of Menyanthes trifoliata pop out of the water giving way to a perfect little white flowers with tiny elegant hairs ... Mimulus ringens, Monkey Flower, produces deep to pale blue to lavender colored flowers with an attractive yellow center. Th... Sorghastrum nutans, Indiangrass, is widely used in large scale roadside plantings, revegetation projects, prairie restorations, and many different types of erosion control projects because it grows well on disturbed sites and produ... Sparganium americanum, Lesser bur-reed, is one of several native species of this distinctive native plant. Floating aquatic plants in this area include spiked water milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum), pond lily (Nuphar lutea), common mare’s tail (Hippurus vulgaris), and various-leaved pondweed (Potamogeton gramineus). Sparganium american... Not only are Sparganium eurycarpum, Greater bur-reed, good for providing food and habitat for wildlife, these plants are also extremely useful for improving and maintaining water quality by absorbing nutrients and st... Symphotrichum novi-belgii, New york Aster, with slightly smaller blue flowers than New England Aster, thrives in a more permanently moist habitat. Ranunculus flammula is a low growing perennial that pro... Rosa palustris, Swamp Rose, prefers moist, acidic habitats such as bogs, swamps, the edges of ponds and lakes or any poorly drained wetsoil. Scirpus acutus will grow from 0-1’ of water and is used to stabilize pond... Scirpus americanus, Three Square Rush, is a rhizomatous species that forms loose colonies growing 3-4’ tall. Poin... Carex stricta, Tussock sedge,  is one of the most elegant, fine textured sedges. Tussock sedge gracefully arches giving it the appearance of fountain grass. Whether you have a tiny tub or a large lake you can buy an unrivaled selection of pond plants. Canada Manna Grass Grows to 2' tall & flowers in the summer with numerous ... Glyceria striata, Fowl mannagrass, can be found in marshes, wet banks, damp woods, and occasionally in shallow water. Decodon verticillatus is often found on the edges of standing water, lazy streams or marshy swamp... Dulichium arundinaceum, Three way sedge,  is one of the easier to identify sedges. Growing 4-6' tall in full sun, Sw... Hippuris vulgaris, Mare's tail, has the appearance of a pleasant green bottlebrush growing in patches found primarily in the shallow areas of ponds, lakes, streams or any wet muddy shore where water levels fluctuate. Porcupine sedge spreads moderately from short rhizomes in full sun to partial shade. NATIVE PLANTS Its foliage is light green i... Carex intumescens, Bladder sedge, is similar in appearance to Carex grayi, found growing in shady bottomland hardwood forests. Common Wetland Plants of North Carolina is a field guide to our most commonly encountered wetland flora. The slightly drooping seed heads... Equisetum fluviatile, Water horsetail, is a fairly slender medium-sized Equisetum growing 1-2' tall in dense dark green colonies along shorelines and shallow water. Nutsedge has light green to yellow shiny leaves which arise in groups of 3 from the base of the plant and taper gradually to a pointed tip. Water gardens can bring calming sounds and peaceful views. It’s always best to choose UK-grown native wetland varieties. The plant's... Polygonum amphibium, Water Smartweed, is a sprawling perennial with willow-like leaves, reddish stems, and clusters of small flowers found in shallow water along the margins of lakes, ponds, and streams. Purplestem aster bares pale blue to pink flowers from mid August through October. Symphotrichum novi-belgii is a deer resistant PA rare plant that spreads s... Symphotrichum puniceum, Purplestem Aster, is a common naturalizer of wetlands, stream banks and moist meadows. Small white flowers of Phyla... Physostegia virginiana, Obedient plant, gets its name from an unusual trait, when you turn the flowers by pushing them sideways, they stay there. Please indicate your site factors according to the seven categories shown below. A Wetland Planting Guide is available in the "About us" portion of the website. Plants are important sources of food and shelter for many birds, mammals, and insects. Native plants and trees, Wetland seed mixes, and; Soil erosion control products. The distinctive heart shaped leaves grow above the water... Schizachyrium scoparium, Little Bluestem, is a warm season, clump forming plant which prefers full sun and tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Native plants are always the best choice for use in landscapes, restoration projects, storm water projects, and naturalized areas. The remarkable broad arrow headed leaves with wavy margins reach 2-4' tall in full sun to sha... Phyla lanceolata, Northern Frogfruit, is found in wet soils and is particularly common in moist forests, stream banks, and along the shores of rivers and lakes. It spreads slowly via a short rhizome to form a fine textured c... Carex scoparia, Pointed broom sedge, is an attractive clumping sedge with fine textured foliage. Three Square Rush provides exce... Scirpus atrovirens, Green Bulrush, is a broad leaf rush common to wet meadows and swales. Pennywort has relatively insignificant small powder puff... Iris fulva, Copper iris, has arching bright green leaves growing from shallowly rooted compact rhizomes that can form large clumps. Native Aquatic and Wetland Plants. They are generally widespread and not an indicator of a particular community type. These grown around your pond, just outside it, rather than in it. All you need is a drainpipe. Deer resistant and to... Calamagrostis canadensis, Canada bluejoint,  is one of our cool season grasses. Visit the Native plants section and learn about these unique and wonderful wetland plants. Native plants are always the best choice for use in landscapes, restoration projects, storm water projects, and naturalized areas. Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants : Threatened & Endangered: Wetland Indicator Status : 50,000+ Plant Images : Complete PLANTS Checklist: State PLANTS Checklist: Advanced Search Download: Symbols for Unknown Plants There are many foreign plants available that can prove irresistible. The flowers of Mimulus ringens are about an inch a... Nelumbo lutea, American yellow lotus, is the only native species of the genus. For more information on what a wetland is, why they are important and how to restore them, check out our wetland publications. Andropogon glomeratus is a narrow blue/green leaf in the summer followed ... Common in the Northeast, Andropogon virginicus, broomsedge, is a native clumping warm season grass that grows best in relatively infertile soil conditions which makes it a great choice for the dry compacted banks of stormwater basin... Asclepias incarnata, Swamp milkweed, is a decorative and essential perennial to any moist full sun habitat, pale pink blossoms explode with color from late June thru August. Texas Wetland Plants – Nursery & Services for Habitat Enhancement Improve the habitat in your lake or establish plants for restoration or mitigation. There are four categories of plants for in and around ponds – which are handily separated into the four different places where they grow. Length of time the soil will be saturated or covered with water, 2. Climate, 5. 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