A Look At. Tidal Wetlands. Marsh Profile. Let’s take a walk into a local salt marsh. We’ll enter by water and walk to the maritime forest. Be careful! You never know what you’ll find as you come ashore. Much of the lower marsh is dominated by saltmarsh cordgrass ( spartina alterniflroa).
Marsh Fiddler Crabs
Marsh Periwinkle or Snail
It’s a Rail
Big Cordgrass (Spartina cynosuroides) and Giant Reed (Phragmites communis) are often found in this area as well as other patches throughout the marsh.
If you touch it, you might need an ocean of Calamine Lotion.