Costal Plains

By: Katie Rowley

Costal Plains

The costal plains in in the South East part of Texas, where the mouth of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Where I am going:

I am traveling to Galveston to play at the beach, visit the Moody Gardens, and go to Schlitterbahn.
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San Jacinto

The San Jacinto is the river that flows through Galveston, and into the Gulf of Mexico. It is a beautiful river that has amazing wildlife, and vegetation with a cool festival on April 23 with a San Jacinto battle reenactment.

I am also going to visit San Antonio

San Antonio is also in the costal plains. I want to go visit the San Antonio River walk, it is a beautiful area where you can ride in a boat through the city, or have lunch around the river.
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Vegetation of the Costal Plains

The vegetation is varied in the Costal Plains, some of the popular plants are mesquite, huisache, Texas persimmon, bluewood, spiny hackberry, blackbrush, and ebony.
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Canyons

Canyons are typical in Texas, but there are few in the costal plains.
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Marshes

In Texas there are marshes, which are areas of flat land that is flooded on wet seasons and remains typically wet year-round. There is alot of wildlife, and vegetation in these places.