Illustrated is a Massachusetts cranberry bog. The fruit is being picked.

Cranberry Bog

Illustrated is a Massachusetts cranberry bog. The fruit is being picked.

Grass of Parnassus is a herbaceous plant found on wet moors and bogs in Britain.

Grass of Parnassus

Grass of Parnassus is a herbaceous plant found on wet moors and bogs in Britain.

"Diagram illustrating the gradual filling up of lakes by the encroachment of vegetation, and also the stages in the origin of peat and marl deposits in lakes. The several plant associations of the Bog series, displacing one another, belong to the following major groups: (I) O. W., open water succession; (2) M., marginal succession; (3) S., shore succession; (4) B., bog succession, comprising the bog-meadow (Bm), bog-shrub (Bs) and bog-forest (Bf); and (5) M. F., mesophytic forest succession." -Gager, 1916

Lake and Vegetation

"Diagram illustrating the gradual filling up of lakes by the encroachment of vegetation, and also the…

The typical representation of a cypress swamp marsh on a topographical map.

Cypress Swamp Marsh

The typical representation of a cypress swamp marsh on a topographical map.

The typical representation of a marsh in general (or fresh marsh) on a topographical map.

Fresh Marsh

The typical representation of a marsh in general (or fresh marsh) on a topographical map.

The typical representation of a salt marsh on a topographical map.

Salt Marsh

The typical representation of a salt marsh on a topographical map.

The typical representation of a wooded marsh on a topographical map.

Wooded Marsh

The typical representation of a wooded marsh on a topographical map.

The twig-rush, a characteristic plant of the bogs of the northeastern United States.

The Twig Rush

The twig-rush, a characteristic plant of the bogs of the northeastern United States.

Native to Australia, this is known to natives of New South Wales as <em>waw-gul-jelly</em>. It is shy and reclusive, and often found in marshy areas.

Emu Wren

Native to Australia, this is known to natives of New South Wales as waw-gul-jelly. It is shy…

Of the yellow-eyed grass family (Xyris), from left to right: bog (X. difformis), Richard's (X. elata), Small's (X. Smalliana), fringed (X. fimbriata), Northern (X. montana), and Xyris arenicola.

Yellow-Eyed Grass

Of the yellow-eyed grass family (Xyris), from left to right: bog (X. difformis), Richard's (X. elata),…