Salt marsh in El Rocío (Huelva, SW Spain)
by Antonio Jordán, University of Seville, Sevilla, Spain
The coast line of Huelva is furrowed by wetlands and sprinkled with salt flats. These areas are a sanctuary for wildlife and are visited by migrating birds travelling between Europe and Africa. In these wetlands grow the salt cedar, the Phoenician juniper, the mastic tree, the Montpellier cistus, the rockrose, the kermes oak, rosemary, cordgrass, reeds and bulrushes.
The picture shows part of the landscape of the Doñana National Park.
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Submitted on 10 December 2013
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Credit: Antonio Jordán (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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