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Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Ecology

Fifth edition

Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191793158

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A more or less permanently wet area of *mineral soil, as opposed to a *peaty area. Marsh often occurs around the edges of a lake or on the flood-plain of a river. In North American usage, a marsh is a herbaceous wetland in which the ...

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Subjects: Ecology and Conservation

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