Kingsley (Clay County)

Florida LAKEWATCH Water Chemistry Summary

Location: Latitude 29°57'55", Longitude 82°0'13"

Period of record: 93 sampling dates; August 22, 1988 to December 28, 1999

Surface area (LAKEWATCH): No data available.     Bathymetric Map

Lake Region (Griffith et al. 1997): Trail Ridge

Geologic formation (Brooks 1981):

The geology is dominated by undifferentiated sand with humate zones and concentrations of heavy minerals of the Pliocene.

Physiographic region (Brooks 1981):

The water body lies in the Trail Ridge division of the Sea Island District.
 
 

Supplemental, unpublished water chemistry data, University of Florida.

Numbers reported below are the average for 4 months sampled:
 
pH
7.1
Sulfate (mg/L)
7.3
Total alkalinity (mg/L as CaCO3)
9.6
Calcium (mg/L)
5.2
Conductance (µS/cm @ 25 °C)
58
Magnesium (mg/L)
2.2
Color (Pt-Co units)
6
Sodium (mg/L)
5.1
Chloride (mg/L)
7.8
Potassium (mg/L)
0.2
Silicon (mg/L)
0.4
   

Long-term Florida LAKEWATCH Data

Numbers reported below are the minimum, average, and maximum value for the 93 months sampled:

 
Minimum
Average
Maximum
Long-term total phosphorus concentrations (µg/L)
2
6
19
Long-term total nitrogen concentrations (µg/L)
230
300
480
Long-term total chlorophyll concentrations (µg/L)
0.7
3.6
38.0
Long-term Secchi depth (ft)
9.7
20.0
32.0

1999 Florida LAKEWATCH Data

Numbers reported below are monthly averages calculated from 3 stations for total phosphorus (TP, µg/L), total nitrogen (TN, µg/L), chlorophyll (CHL, µg/L) and Secchi depth (SECCHI, ft) during 1999:

Date
TP (µg/L)
TN (µg/L)
CHL (µg/L)
SECCHI (ft
Mar-24-99
4
340
2.3
13.3
Apr-23-99
7
300
3.7
17.0
May-23-99
6
350
3.0
15.3
Jul-07-99
3
360
3.0
18.5
Aug-24-99
4
350
1.0
16.5
Sep-21-99
5
340
2.0
15.3
Oct-29-99
6
340
3.7
15.3
Nov-28-99
8
310
3.0
9.7
Dec-28-99
7
390
4.3
16.7
         
1999 Average
6
340
2.9
15.3

Kingsley (Clay County)

Florida LAKEWATCH Aquatic Plant Summary

Aquatic plant data collected on June 4, 1992

Percent area covered with aquatic vegetation (PAC, %)
2
Percent of lake's volume filled with vegetation (PVI, %)
0
Average emergent plant biomass (kg wet wt/m2)
1.0
Average floating-leaved plant biomass (kg wet wt/m2)
0.0
Average submersed plant biomass (kg wet wt/m2)
0.0
Average width of emergent and floating-leaved zone (ft.)
20
Average lake depth (m)
8

Frequency that plant species occur in 10 evenly spaced transects around the lake.

Common Name Plant Species
Frequency (%)
buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis
50
maidencane Panicum hemitomon
50
torpedograss Panicum repens
50
water-pennywort Hydrocotyle umbellata
40
respuinata bladderwort Utricularia resupinata
40
smartweed Polygonum hydropiperoides
20
willow Salix spp.
20
rush fuirena Fuirena scirpoidea
20
pipewort Eriocaulon spp.
20
jointed flat sedge Cyperus haspan
20
fragrant water-lily Nymphaea odorata
10
cat-tail Typha spp.
10
elephant-ear Colocasia esculenta
10
soft rush Juncus effusus
10
musk-grass Chara spp.
10
Florida bladderwort Utricularia floridana
10
St. John's wort Hypericum spp.
10
red root Lachnanthes caroliniana
10
rush spp. Juncus dichotomus
10
coinwort Centella asiatica
10

Kingsley (Clay County)

Florida LAKEWATCH Aquatic Plant Summary

Aquatic plant data collected on July 1, 1998

Percent area covered with aquatic vegetation (PAC, %)
10
Percent of lake's volume filled with vegetation (PVI, %)
0
Average emergent plant biomass (kg wet wt/m2)
1.8
Average floating-leaved plant biomass (kg wet wt/m2)
0.0
Average submersed plant biomass (kg wet wt/m2)
0.2
Average width of emergent and floating-leaved zone (ft.)
20
Average lake depth (m)
8

Frequency that plant species occur in 10 evenly spaced transects around the lake.

Common Name Plant Species
Frequency (%)
wax myrtle Myrica cerifera
80
torpedograss Panicum repens
80
respuinata bladderwort Utricularia resupinata
80
buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis
60
maidencane Panicum hemitomon
60
bald cypress Taxodium distichum
60
rush fuirena Fuirena scirpoidea
50
elephant-ear Colocasia esculenta
40
willow Salix spp.
40
red root Lachnanthes caroliniana
30
red maple Acer rubrum
30
stonewort Nitella spp.
20
fragrant water-lily Nymphaea odorata
10
water-pennywort Hydrocotyle umbellata
10
tapegrass Vallisneria americana
10
St. John's wort Hypericum spp.
10
leconte sedge Cyperus lecontei
10
water hemlock Cicuta mexicana
10
sweetbay Magnolia virginiana
10
red bay Persea borbonia
10

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