Threatened salt flats habitats

Other Names:
Endangered salt-crusted flats
Threatened dry saline habitats

Flooded after periods of heavy precipitation; waterlogged within few inches of surface during the growing season. Vegetation: seablite, salt grass, saltbush. Fall waterfowl feeding areas.

Soil waterlogged during growing season. Sites occasionally to fairly regularly covered by high tide. Landward sides or islands within salt meadows and marshes. Salt grass, seablite, saltwort.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
22.06.2016 – 02:25 CEST