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Sand dune at Falasarna   - 26th November 2011

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Sand dune at Falasarna beach - click on the image to enlarge

 
Sand dune at Falasarna beach

 

Coastal sand dunes have a rich vegetation which helps stabilize the dunes. One of the most important plants to hold the first line of dunes is Ammophilia arenaria or Marram Grass (the tall grass in the left of the image). I think that all the green grass in the foreground is new Marram Grass that is just sprouting.

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