Inland Salt Marsh
Salt flats in an inland salt marsh in Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in Kansas.

An inland salt marsh is a saltwater marsh located away from the coast which is formed and maintained in areas when evapotranspiration exceeds precipitation and/or when sodium and chloride laden groundwater is released from natural brine aquifers.[1]


  1. ^ William J. Mitsch, James G. Gosselink, Li Zhang, Christopher J. Anderso: Wetland Ecosystems, p. 129; Wiley; (2009) ISBN 047028630X

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