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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bog

A bog is a wetland that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss. It is one of the four main ...

www.epa.gov/wetlands/wetlands-classification-and-types

Oct 26, 2016 ... The hydrogeomorphic (HGM) includes five major wetland types: riverine, slope depressional, flat and fringe. Marshes; Swamps; Bogs; Fens.

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/bog

Sep 12, 2012 ... A bog is a wetland of soft, spongy ground consisting mainly of partially decayed plant matter called peat.

www.britannica.com/science/bog-wetland

bog: type of wetland ecosystem characterized by wet, spongy, poorly drained peaty soil. Bogs can be divided into three types: (1) typical bogs of cool regions, ...

www.defenders.org/wetlands/types-wetlands

A bog is a fresh water wetland, usually formed in an old glacial lake with a spongy peat base. Most of the bog's water comes from rain. A fen is a fresh water peat ...

knowledgenuts.com/2013/12/02/difference-between-a-marsh-a-swamp-a-bog-and-a-fen

Dec 2, 2013 ... While other types of wetlands are very nutrient-rich, bogs are clearly defined by their lack of nutrients and their relative inability to support large ...

www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/n_resource/wetlands/wetlands9_organic.htm

Organic Soil Wetlands. Bogs Lost Pond, in the Adirondacks of New York The word bog often evokes a picture of a pond with a ring of sphagnum moss, but the  ...

www.lakeandwetlandecosystems.com/wetland-plant-communities/bogs

This gives rise to these synonyms for bog wetlands: mire, fen, fenland, peatland, swamp, marsh, swamp, and meadow. A bog can also refer to a wet muddy area ...

wisconsinwetlands.org/learn/about-wetlands/wetland-types/bogs-and-fens

Bogs and fens are uncommon wetland communities with water chemistry (pH) at the extremes: bogs are acidic and fens are basic or alkaline. Because of their ...

www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep7f.htm

Bogs are mossy wetlands. Almost all of their water comes from rain and snow. Water in bogs is low in oxygen, very acidic and often cold! Sphagnum or peat ...