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Table 1 Comparison of the environmental conditions for the three protected lagoons of EYNR

From: Suaeda foliosa Moq. (Caryophyllales: Amaranthaceae) first record of the genus and species for Valparaíso Region, Chile

  Body of water  
Abiotic factors Albufera Lagoon Matanza Lagoon Colejuda Lagoon Source
Surface 16 hectares 190 hectares 20 hectares -
Height above mean sea level 0 8 m 7 m Unpublished observations
Regime Permanent littoral lagoon Permanent lagoon Seasonal lagoon -
pH of the water column 8.5 to 8.9 8.4 to 9.5 8.4 to 8.9 Figueroa et al. (2009)
pH soil 7.4 6.8 to 8.1 7.9 Unpublished observations
Salinity of the water column 37 5 to 12 151 Unpublished observations
Conductivity of the water column 65,700 to 65,800 mS/cm 8,990 mS/cm 183,000 mS/cm Figueroa et al. (2009)
Conductivity of the soil 313 dS/cm 216 dS/cm 967 dS/cm Unpublished observations