Succulent Splender

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 6D
State/Province/Region
NJ
Country
US
Nearest Area
Great Bay Blvd. Wildlife Management Area
Town
Little Egg Harbor
Brief Directions

Drive down Great Bay Blvd. from Route 9 in Tuckerton and you're immersed in a huge (over 5,500 acre) state Wildlife Management Area that is open year round for outdoor recreation, including photography. Loads of scenes and wildlife to document and share with the world!

Notes

Bring plenty of bug spray in the mid-summer. Lots of biting insects (it's why fall is the best time for photography!). Drive carefully and be aware of crossing terrapins on the road from May through July.

Description

Salicornia virginica is an edible succulent plant that thrives on the coastal salt marsh. In autumn is turns a bright vibrant red color. It's a great contrast to the green spartina cordgrass and the bright blue tidal pools on the marsh. Setting the scene is a nice sunrise in the background.

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Date Added
October 7, 2015
Date Taken
October 7, 2015