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Silver Buttonwood Silver buttonwood has velvety-soft leaves dusted with silvery-gray color. Conocarpus erectus,Geotagged,Saint Martin,silver buttonwood Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Silver Buttonwood

Silver buttonwood has velvety-soft leaves dusted with silvery-gray color.

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''Conocarpus erectus'', one of two species in the genus ''Conocarpus'', is a mangrove shrub and tree in the family Combretaceae growing on shorelines in tropical and subtropical regions around the world, including Florida, Bermuda, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Central and South America from Mexico to Brazil on the Atlantic coast and Mexico to Ecuador on the Pacific coast, western Africa and in Melanesia and Polynesia. It was introduced in Kuwait because it can thrive in high temperatures and absorbs.. more

Similar species: Myrtales
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Oct 28, 2014. Captured Oct 11, 2014 11:28 in Pic Paradis Street, Saint Martin.
  • NIKON D50
  • f/5.6
  • 10/5000s
  • 62mm