Table of contents for Field guide to tidal wetland plants of the northeastern United States and neighboring Canada : vegetation of beaches, tidal flats, rocky shores, marshes, swamps, and coastal ponds / Ralph W. Tiner ; drawings by Abigail Rorer.

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Contents
List of Figures and Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Tidal Wetland Types
Marine Wetlands
Estuarine Wetlands
Tidal Freshwater Wetlands
Coastal Aquatic Beds
Overview of Plant Characteristics
	Life Form
	Leaf Types
	Leaf Arrangements
	Unique or Uncommon Vegetative Properties
	Flower Types
Arrangement of Flowers
	Distinguishing among Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
		Grasses
		Sedges
		Rushes
How to Identify Plants Using This Book
Introduction to the Keys
How to Use the Keys
	 A. Key to Aquatic Plants of Salt and Brackish Waters
B. Key to Aquatic Plants of Tidal Fresh Waters
C. Key to Tidal Flat Plants 
D. Key to Rocky Shore Plants
E. Key to Beach Plants
F. Key to Salt and Brackish Marsh Flowering Herbs and Herbaceous Vines 
(excluding Graminoids)
G. Key to Salt and Brackish Marsh Graminoids
H. Key to Salt and Brackish Marsh Shrubs and Woody Vines
I. Key to Tidal Freshwater Flowering Herbs (excluding Graminoids and Vines)
J. Key to Tidal Freshwater Graminoids
K. Key to Tidal Freshwater Shrubs
L. Key to Tidal Freshwater Trees
M. Key to Tidal Freshwater Vines and Trailing Plants
Keys for Tidal Wetland and Aquatic Plant Identification
Plant Descriptions and Illustrations
Plants of Salt and Brackish Tidal Waters
Plants of Fresh Tidal Waters
	Plants of Tidal Mudflats
	Plants of Coastal Beaches
Plants of Salt and Brackish Marshes
Plants of Tidal Freshwater Wetlands
Appendix: Places to Explore Tidal Wetlands
Glossary
References
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Wetland plants -- Northeastern States.
Wetland plants -- Canada.