Nebraska

Native Plant Society

Lincoln Salt Marshes, October 13, 2007

Saline marshes were once extensive along Salt Creek through what is now mostly within the city of Lincoln. This ecosystem is unique to eastern Nebraska and is home to the endangered Salt Creek Tiger Beetle. Species observed: Iva annua

Ulmus rubra X siberica

Cycloloma atriplicifolium

Polygonum persicaria

P. pennsylvanicum

Artemisia dracunculus

Symphoricarpos occidentalis

Atriplex dioica

Kochia scoparia and possibly other sp.

Bouteloua curtipendula

Bouteloua gracilis

Ammannia robusta

Eleocharis sp.

Cyperus schweinitzii

Erechtites hieraciifolia

Mollugo verticillata

Spartina pectinata

Mirabilis nyctaginea

Ageratina altissima

Phytolacca americana

Chenopodium hybridum

Eragrostis cilianensis

Aristida oligantha

Solanum rostratum

Lippia lanceolata

Zannichellia palustris

Ruppia maritima

Ambrosia psilostachya

Cyperus strigosus

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