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backshore The part of a beach that is above the level of normal high spring tides. This zone is usually dry; only when exceptionally high tides or storms occur does wave action influence this part of a beach. Characteristic plants of this area include halophytes and plants with xeromorphic adaptations.

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backshore The part of a beach that is above the level of normal high spring tides. This zone is usually dry; only when exceptionally high tides or storms occur does wave action influence this part of a beach. Characteristic plants of this area include halophytes and plants with xeromorphic adaptations.

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backshore The part of a beach that is above the level of normal high spring tides. This zone is usually dry; only when exceptionally high tides or storms occur does wave action influence this part of a beach.

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backshore: see beach.