Plants that live under shallow tidal waters.
Aquatic vegetation, such as sea grasses, that cannot withstand excessive drying and therefore live with their leaves at or below the water surface. SAVs provide an important habitat for young fish and other aquatic organisms.
Benthic plants that grow totally under water. (e.g., .hydrilla, coon tail, wild celery, eel grass). image
a general term referring to the many species of plants that grow in the shallow water of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries; these plants provide an important habitat and food source for fish and wildlife.
underwater aquatic rooted plants.
Plants that live entirely under water.
rooted vegetation that grows under water in shallow zones where light penetrates. Also known as "Bay grasses".
Rooted vegetation that grows beneath the water surface.
rooted aquatic vegetation, such as seagrasses, that lives with their leaves at or below the water surface in shallow areas of estuaries where light can penetrate to the bottom
Plants with rigid stems and/or leaves rooted in substrate and generally covered by deep water (greater than 6.6 ft depth), with all of the plant parts covered by water.
rooted vegetation which grows beneath the water surface
Rooted, submerged macrophytes, including seagrasses and freshwater rooted macrophytes; contrasts with emergent species such as smooth cordgrass.
Aquatic plants, generally rooted, that grow entirely below the surface of the water.