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Wiregrass Seed, Native Ground Cover Restoration

Otto sorting wiregrass seeds

Upland Habitat biological scientist George Otto analyzes Aristida stricta (wiregrass) seed before a Native Ground Cover Restoration field is planted.


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FWC Facts:
Seagrasses stabilize the sea bottom with their roots and rhizomes (underground stems) in much the same way that land grasses retard soil erosion.

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