Pictures of Plants Seen in Florida – Includes SeaGrapes, Mangrove Trees and Palm Trees.
This is our section on the trees and lakes in Florida. The different kinds of palm trees, lakes and plants you can find in Florida.
This is the Beautyberry plant. Photo was taken at the Black Island Trail in Ft. Myers Florida.
Scientific name: Callicarpa american. This plant can also be seen all over Florida and other Southern states such as Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, South Carolina, and Virginia.
This photo was taken at Black Island Trail in Ft. Myers Florida. These are common in the Southernmost state such as Florida. The plant is unable to survive frost, and is usually found near the beach. The fruit from these trees can be eaten or made into jam.*
These are commonly grown on the East Coast of the US near the ocean. The sea oats seen here were photographed at Lovers Key in Ft. Myers, Florida. These are a protected plant and in Florida fines are issued if you disturb the sea oat plants. Since these plants thrive in the loose soil they are often used to stabilize against beach erosion.
These are one of the three types of Mangroves in Florida. View pictures of the Red Mangrove tree leaves, the seedlings, and the roots of the Red Mangrove trees. These photos were taken at Weedon Island Preserve.
The Red Mangrove Seedlings in February
Leaves of the Red MangroveTree
This is the Sea Oxeye plant as photographed in Weedon Island Preserve in St. Petersburg, Florida
These are photos of the Black Mangroves as seen at Weedon Island Preserves in St. Petersburg, Florida.
The Black Mangrove Roots pointing upwards
Photos of the Necklace Pod plant – Photos taken from the Weedon Island Preserves in St. Petersburg, Florida
This is a Florida Holly Tree – photo taken at the Walshingham Park in Seminole, Florida.
This is also called a Christmas Berry Tree or Brazilian Pepper Tree. This plant/tree can withstand a lack of water and requires lots of sunlight.
This is listed in the Prohibited Aquatic Plants for Florida. Why? – Because it tends to overgrow all other vegetation, can grow up to 10 feet per year, are resistant to flooding and other natural events. The plant will kill other plants by overgrowing other plants in the area and in …
This is one of the most common palm trees in Florida. These palm trees are easy to spot as they have the distinct trunk feature that looks like the palm tree is pealing in a criss-cross pattern. The criss-cross pattern is sometimes called the ‘boots’.
Some Sabal Palms do not show very much pealing. Photos here are of the criss-cross and of the trunk without the ‘boot’. This is the Florida State Tree!
The Cabbage Palm is also know as the Sabal Palm
These are the leaves of the Sabal Palm in …
Photo taken at Sawgrass Lake Park, Seminole Florida (near St. Petersburg)