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FOR347: A New Database on Trait-Based Selection of Stormwater Pond Plants

Figure 2. Before (top) and after (bottom) stormwater pond plantings. The pond on the left is more likely to experience soil erosion and nutrient-rich grass clippings entering the water, both of which can degrade water quality via increasing nutrient levels.

Credit: Basil Iannone and Michelle Atkinson, UF/IFAS