Fall Mountain Lake, Terryville

Fall Mountain Lake Species Map

2009 Aquatic Plant Survey Map of Fall Mountain Lake

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Transect Data (23 KB, .pdf format*) | Water Data

   Fall Mountain Lake is a relatively shallow 30.0 acre private lake located in Terryville, CT. It's shoreline is highly developed with residences.There are two community beaches and a small dam located on the western side of the lake. Residents have access via a private ramp located along the southern shore. Motors are not permitted. 

   Our September, 2009 survey,  found a nineteen plant species including the invasive species; Myriophyllum spicatum and Najas minor . Myriophyllum spicatum has been treated with an herbicides and was only found in small patches in the southern end. Najas minor was the most abundant plant mostly located in the northern half of the lake and also around the lake’s perimeter.  Most plant species were found growing along the shoreline with the exception of Potamogeton bicupulatus and Najas minor which were found growing towards the center.Three transects were examined during this survey. All the plants along these transects were found growing in less than two meters of water. 


Find Common Plant Names

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Species recorded in our 2009 survey of Fall Mountain Lake. Click on plant name to view herbarium mount (invasive species listed in bold).

Callitriche sp.

Elatine sp.

Eleocharis sp.

Elodea nuttallii

Isoetes sp.

Eriocaulon aquaticum

Ludwigia palustris

Myriophyllum humile

Myriophyllum spicatum

Najas flexilis

Najas minor

Nuphar variegata

Potamogeton bicupulatus

Potamogeton epihydrus

Potamogeton pusillus

Sagittaria sp.

Sparganium sp.

Unidentified sedge

Utricularia macrorhiza or  (U. vulgaris)

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