This blog is dedicated to the environmental well-being of our Florida coastal habitat.
This blog is
dedicated to the environmental well-being of coastal habitat.
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Black Mangrove "Fruit" in season at Ken Thompson Park
White flowers preceded the seeds. Black mangroves are the ones with leaves that are coated with excreted salt. Fresh water is not needed to grow. The trees have vertical "snorkel roots" to "breathe" through.