Key to Michigan's Natural Communities

A. Soil saturated by sodium- and chloride-laden groundwater from natural brine aquifers. Common indicator plants include Olney three-square (Schoenoplectus americanus), dwarf spike-rush, (Eleocharis parvula), spearscale (Atriplex patula), and purslane (Portulaca oleracea) .... Inland Salt Marsh

B. Soil saturated but not by sodium- and chloride-laden groundwater from natural brine aquifers. .... Continue

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