Fresh specimen, newly washed ashore.
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.
Field Guide to Florida Mangroves
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A Sea-Bean Guide: Black Mangrove (Avicennia germinans)
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