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The Lake Region Classification System is a tool used for grouping lakes based on similarities in physiography, geology, soils, hydrology, water chemistry, vegetation, and climate. It was created from a cooperative effort involving the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and researchers at the University of Florida's Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. There are a total of 47 Lake Region groups. These are used to provide a framework of the different types of lakes in the state so that management plans can be developed for groups of lakes with similar characteristics. Learn more about Florida Lake Regions »
The lake region this lake is located in is:
Ocala Scrub (Region 7509)
This is a region of ancient dunes with excessively drained deep sandy soils and sand pine scrub forests. The Ocala Scrub lake region contains acid, mostly clear-water, low-nutrient lakes. The clear lakes are generally on the higher sandy ridges, moderate color lakes are in lower transition areas, and some prairie lakes can have darker water.