Re: NANFA-- Willows
Mon, 23 Dec 2002 13:44:58 EST

In a message dated 12/22/02 11:12:56 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> The freshwater mangrove!
That is really a very close comparison, Willows that line the banks of small
streams often hold onto soil and debris with a tenacity that determines what
course the stream takes as well as making new ground. I've never been able to
get one to grow without at least some of it's roots above the water line but
if you have ever snorkeled around where willows hang into the water many long
roots grow into the water and make for great habitat for both predator and

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