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13.8: Marine Plants

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    Marine Plants

    Some plants have adapted to transitional marine environments (being salt tolerant). Examples include eel grass, prickleweed, and mangroves.
    Eel grass is common in protected lagoons and estuaries.
    Pickleweed is abundant here in California covering tidal flats in protected bays and lagoons.
    Mangroves are common in tropical regions.

    Eel grass pickleweed mangroves
    Figure 13.16. Eel grass Figure 13.17. Pickleweed Figure 13.18. Mangroves