The physiological ecology of strandline plants

  title={The physiological ecology of strandline plants},
  author={J. A. Lee and R. Ignaciuk},
Factors which affect the vegetation of strandlines on sandy shores were investigated with particular attention to the growth of four annual species Atriplex glabriuscula, Atriplex laciniata, Cakile maritima and Salsola kali which are widely distributed around the coasts of North-West Europe. The response of these species to increases in salinity and sand accretion are reported from laboratory experiments. Field observations were also made of photosynthesis and the availability of, and the… 

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