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Short, tufted grasses that are found in the woods, fields, bogs, and marshes of Assateague Island, Maryland and Virginia

Agrostis spp. (Tickle Grass)

Short, tufted grasses that are found in the woods, fields, bogs, and marshes of Assateague Island, Maryland and Virginia

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Agrostis spp. (Tickle Grass)

Found in and around aquatic or wetland habitats, this grass is avoided by grazing feral horses on Assateague Island, Maryland, in favor of Spartina alterniflora

Distichlis spicata (Coastal Salt Grass)

Found in and around aquatic or wetland habitats, this grass is avoided by grazing feral horses on Assateague Island, Maryland, in favor of Spartina alterniflora

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Distichlis spicata (Coastal Salt Grass)

Oryza meridionalis is a wild rice indigenous to Australia. It is found at edges of freshwater lagoons, temporary pools, and swamps

Oryza meridionalis (Wild rice)

Oryza meridionalis is a wild rice indigenous to Australia. It is found at edges of freshwater lagoons, temporary pools, and swamps

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Oryza meridionalis (Wild rice)

Front illustration of a Dwarf Naupaka, endemic to the Hawaiian islands. Dwarf naupaka formerly grew in coastal sites, primarily on consolidated sand dunes, on all of the main islands and was probably never very common. Today, it is endangered

Scaevola coriacea (Dwarf Naupaka)

Front illustration of a Dwarf Naupaka, endemic to the Hawaiian islands. Dwarf naupaka formerly grew in coastal sites, primarily on consolidated sand dunes, on all of the main islands and was probably never very common. Today, it is endangered

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Scaevola coriacea (Dwarf Naupaka)

Some plants use the wind as the primary means of seed dispersal. This is the case with Taraxacum spp. (Dandelion) as well as others such as Acer spp (Maple)

Seed parachute

Some plants use the wind as the primary means of seed dispersal. This is the case with Taraxacum spp. (Dandelion) as well as others such as Acer spp (Maple)

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Seed parachute

Typha x glauca is a sterile F1 hybrid between Typha angustifolia and Typha latifolia.  Found in freshwater habitats such as interior wetlands of Assateague Island, Maryland

Typha x glauca (White Cattail)

Typha x glauca is a sterile F1 hybrid between Typha angustifolia and Typha latifolia. Found in freshwater habitats such as interior wetlands of Assateague Island, Maryland

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Typha x glauca (White Cattail)

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