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Flood warnings are up all along the Potomac, including both the main stem (above the District) and the tidal portion (including the District).
The improved nutrients from the wetlands will help provide food for salmon in the river's main stem.
These are flightless insects that must crawl up the main stem or trunk of the plant to reach the leaves.
Cuttings are either taken from the mother plant or, if a plant is old or root bound, can be taken by cutting the head off the main stem and starting over.
Hernandez said there was no time frame for removing the drydock debris from the main stem of the channel, which is key to moving crude oil to refineries.
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