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Buttonwood Picture Frame On the side of Hwy 1 looking out at the Atlantic Ocean.  Conocarpus erectus Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Buttonwood Picture Frame

On the side of Hwy 1 looking out at the Atlantic Ocean.

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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 cr4dham
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By cr4dham

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Uploaded Jul 17, 2016. Captured Dec 31, 2004 22:00.
  • COOLPIX S4
  • f/4.0
  • 10/5347s
  • ISO50
  • 6.3mm