Wetland plants can be classified into the following general categories:
Emergent wetland plants are rooted in the soil where the basal portions exist beneath the water surface but the leaves and stems are above water.
Submerged plants spend their entire life below the water surface.
Floating-leaved plants have leaves that float on the water’s surface while the roots are anchored in the substrate.
Please refer to the wetland indicators listed for what type of plant to use.