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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Waterside

 
 
Waterside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, July 25, 2014
1. Waterside Marker
Inscription. The water here is still relatively shallow, but deeper than the wetlands we saw upon entering the walkway. Bluegills, bass and pickerel hide in the overhanging bushes. The types of plants along the edge vary with the depth of the water. There are four major types of plants: underwater, floating, emergent and land. The underwater plants are rooted to the pond bottom and rarely reach the surface of the pond. The floating plants, like duckweed, are not attached to the bottom and may drift around the pond surface with the wind. Look closely for the mat of green on surface it is a miniature plant called duckweed. Duckweed is the smallest flowering aquatic plant in North America.
 
Erected by Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.
 
Location. 38° 21.117′ N, 75° 34.333′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker can be reached from S. Schumaker Drive. Touch for map. Along nature trail at Ward Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wooded Wetland (here, next to this marker); Welcome (within shouting distance of this marker); Wetland Marsh (within shouting
Waterside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, July 25, 2014
2. Waterside Marker
distance of this marker); Non Native Plants (within shouting distance of this marker); Open Pond (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beach and Birds (about 400 feet away); Wildfowl Blind (about 400 feet away); Dry Thickets (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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