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Black Mangrove
Avicennia germinans


Fresh specimen, newly washed ashore.

Beach-dried specimen.


Black Mangrove seeds, freshly washed ashore (two on right)
and one (left/lower) which had taken root onshore.


Black Mangrove seeds, as they might appear on the shore after drying out.
Note that they have sprouted a root, as is typical.

 
Young sprouts of the Black Mangrove, Avicennia germinans,
that have taken root and are producing their first set of leaves.


Black Mangrove seeds on the tree.


Black Mangrove seeds on the tree


Black Mangrove tree trunk and its surrounding pneumatophores
which are thought to help with respiration.


Black Mangrove, Avicennia germinans, pneumatophores exposed at low tide.


Links
Field Guide to Florida Mangroves

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