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Succession is concerned with community development over time. Find out more in our general section on succession.

Plantago maritima (sea plantain)

sea plantain

Narrow leaves offer less resistance to water flow

Succulent leaves store water and help to reduce the concentration of toxic salt

Uses sorbitol as a compound to offset the effects of increasing salinity

Membrane structure may alter in response to increased salinity

 

 


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