Marsh

A marsh is a type of wetland that is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plant species. Marshes can often be found at the edges of lakes and streams, where they form a transition between the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. They are often dominated by grasses, rushes or reeds. If woody plants are present they tend to be low-growing shrubs...
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Marsh

(1) A tract of soft, wet land, usually vegetated by reeds, grasses and occasionally small shrubs. (2) (SMP) Soft, wet area periodically or continuously flooded to a shallow depth, usually characterized by a particular subclass of grasses, cattails and other low plants.
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marsh

[n] - United States painter (1898-1954) 2. [n] - New Zealand writer of detective stories (1899-1982) 3. [n] - low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation
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Marsh

• (n.) A tract of soft wet land, commonly covered partially or wholly with water; a fen; a swamp; a morass.
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marsh

<ecology> A tract of wet land principally inhabitated by partially-submerged herbaceous vegetation. ... (05 Jan 1998) ...
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Marsh

noun United States painter (1898-1954)
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Marsh

Ngaio Marsh noun New Zealand writer of detective stories (1899-1982)
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Marsh

Marsh noun [ Middle English mersch , Anglo-Saxon mersc , from mere lake. See Mere pool, and confer Marish , Morass .] A tract of soft wet land, commonly covered partially or wholly with water; a fen; a swamp; a morass. [ Written also marish .] Mar...
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Marsh

A mineral wetland that is permanently or seasonally inundated by standing or slow moving water. The waters are nutrient rich and the substrate is usually mineral soil. Marshes are characterized by communities of emergent rushes, grasses and reeds, and submerged or floating aquatic plants in areas of open water.
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marsh

A type of wetland that does not accumulate appreciable peat deposits and is dominated by herbacious vegetation. Marshes may be fresh- or saltwater, tidal or nontidal.
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Marsh

A type of wetland that does not accumulate appreciable peat deposits and is dominated by herbaceous vegetation. Marshes may be either fresh or saltwater, tidal or non-tidal. (See wetlands.)
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marsh

a waterlogged area; swamp.
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MARSH

A wetland dominated by emergent grasses.
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Marsh

Consists of low land that becomes flooded in wet weather and is usually watery at all times.
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marsh

Low-lying wetland. Freshwater marshes are common wherever groundwater, surface springs, streams, or run-off cause frequent flooding, or more or less permanent shallow water. A marsh is alkaline whereas a bog is acid. Marshes develop on inorganic silt or clay soils. Rushes are typical marsh pl...
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Marsh

Marsh is a broad term for a wetland habitat, which is not as acidic or nutrient-poor as a bog, but is not wooded like a fen. Different kinds of marsh are dominated by different species. However, various species of rush, reed and sedge are common.
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marsh

marsh: see swamp.
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marsh

Poorly drained ground, sometimes flooded, often found next to open water.
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Marsh

Tussocks of grass growing on a tarn.
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marsh

type of wetland ecosystem characterized by poorly drained mineral soils and by plant life dominated by grasses. The latter characteristic ... [2 related articles]
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