Bald Cypress Swamp

Native Plants

Native Animals

American Alligator
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Native animals

Florida Soft Shell Turtle

Non-Native plants and animals

Human Impact on the Ecosystem

Excessive amounts of pollutants can damage or kill the plants and animals living there, removal of cypress trees changes the overall species composition of the ecosystem and removes habitat for species

Ecosystem Services

The soft durable wood of the cypress trees has been used for the construction of many things, many bird types including wood ducks eat the seeds of these trees, in addition to providing food the trees also provide a habitat

Present Protection or Conservation Laws

Placing trash cans would help reduce litter