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a tall grass,
of coastal areas of southeastern North America, having as its inflorescence a densely crowded panicle, used to control sand erosion.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Run barefoot through the tall
and across the dunes.
The primary and secondary dunes are home to a wide range of birds and mammals,
, and many of the succulent beach plants.
The primary dunes have low growing vines, herbs and
So important in fact, that the picking or disturbing of
and other vegetation is strictly prohibited.
When climbing dunes, walk diagonally and avoid disturbing the
, bluestems, and a variety of insects.
Existing dune habitat located outside the building footprint will be restored and planted with
These dunes would be planted with
to help in the re-establishment of the dunes on the beaches.
, croton and morning-glory are the three dominant types of vegetative cover to be found.
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