Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Rocky Point Marsh flora and fauna

Phragmites australis: sometimes regarded as the sole species of the genus phragmites…Air breathing snails: Melampus coffea, commonly known as the coffee bean snail… Spartina is commonly known as cord-grass…barnacles…Spartina patens, also called saltmeadow cordgrass, or salt marsh hay, is a species of cordgrass native to the Atlantic coast…hibernating wasps and rollie pollies…lichen or fungi.