Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

2007

Description

This basic field guide illustrates the most common plants in Virginia’s tidal salt marshes where the salinity range is between 10-25 ppt.Salt marsh vegetation is divided into zones based on the extent of tidal inundation. Each plant’s location in the marsh is indicated by the color that matches the zonation depicted in the cross-section. The most recognizable feature of each plant is also featured with illustrations and photographs.

Keywords

Salt marsh plants -- Virginia -- Identification

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