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Smooth Cordgrass

Spartina alterniflora

Description:

wide green deciduous monocot that is an ecosystem engineer setting up marshlands to be colonized by the Spartina patens and other grass species

Habitat:

Salt marsh, daily is twice inundated with salt water

Notes:

Hah, notice all the periwinkles in the background?

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Matt Glynn
Spotted by
Matt Glynn

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Lat: 44.70, Long: -63.38

Spotted on Jun 18, 2012
Submitted on Jun 18, 2012

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