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Wetlands of the United States

Their Extent and Their Value To Waterfowl and Other Wildlife

Plate 16


Meadow
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.

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


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