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Seashore Saltgrass and Herbaceous Plants

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Seashore Saltgrass and Herbaceous Plants

Estuary Marsh [Blue-Listed]

This rare estuary marshland is dominated by seashore saltgrass (Distichlis spicata) with few other plants tolerant of the salinity from frequent tidal floodings. It occurs on Salt Spring Island in shallow lagoons and bays enclosed by sand spits behind Jack Foster Beach and along Booth Canal losartan 25 mg.

Photo by Ryan Batten