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Freshwater Forested Wetland, Pamunkey River, Virginia

September 2014 (approx.)

Detailed Description

Tidal freshwater forest transitioning to brackish marsh along the Pamunkey River, Virginia, as low-level salinization kills trees (forming ‘ghost forest’) that are replaced with marsh plants.


Public Domain.

Credit: Greg Noe, USGS