[Tagging] eelgrass

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 18 21:19:53 UTC 2019

On Thu, 19 Dec 2019 at 07:01, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>

> It looks like eelgrass usually grows below the low tide line, unlike a
> salt marsh, and the grasses do not usually reach up above the water.
> So natural=wetland might not be appropriate for these seagrass
> meadows.
> Perhaps natural=seagrass would work?

Yes, that is what I was also thinking.

Rather than trying to differentiate species growing there, have =reedbed
for above the surface & =seagrass for below?

Although I'm sure that someone will now point out underwater grasses
growing in fresh water, so they can't be called seagrass!


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