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Wetlands of the United States

Their Extent and Their Value To Waterfowl and Other Wildlife

Plate 16

Meadow in embayment of coastal marsh in Virginia. Vegetation is mainly saltmeadow cordgrass, saltgrass, and blackrush. Open-water areas in this meadow help to increase waterfowl use.


Type 16 -- Coastal salt meadows: Distribution, abundance, and importance to waterfowl.

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