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Salt Marsh Plants

Salt Marsh Plants

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  1. Salt Marsh Plants

  2. Adaptations • Waxy coating to prevent water loss due to osmosis • Places to store water inside (e.g. pickleweed) • Leaves that roll into tubes to prevent evaporation water loss

  3. Zonation http://www.eserc.stonybrook.edu/

  4. Arrow grass(Triglochin maritimum) http://www.flickr.com/photos/7147684@N03/3815618219/

  5. Fat hen (Atriplex sp.) Arrow Shaped Leaves http://www.flickr.com/photos/randomtruth/4008560305/

  6. Pickleweed(Salicornia virginica) http://www.flickr.com/photos/olibac/3824945873/

  7. Lyngby’s sedge(Carex lyngbyei) http://www.flickr.com/photos/tony_rodd/5655437173/

  8. Spike grass(Distichlis spicata) http://www.flickr.com/photos/9428166@N03/2686464449/

  9. Fleshy jaumea(Jaumea carnosa) http://www.flickr.com/photos/stonebird/5764283248/