4 - Plant Ecosystem Data Report Coin Vine Common Name: Coin...

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Coin Vine Common Name: Coin Vine Scientific Name: Dalbergia ecastaphyllum ( http://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch ) Description - The coin vine can sometimes be mistaken for a small tree because it can grow so large. It develops a lateral root system. Stems can reach a diameter of about seven centimeters. The leaves are a dark green and alternate going up the stem. They produce small white flowers. They survive drought well. Habitat Information – The coin vine is native to Florida and many other tropical countries. Coin vine lives in coastal sand dunes, open coastal forests and brush fields, lagoon sides, coastal hammocks, and estuaries. They are most common in sandy soils. Sources: http://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=721
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Salt Bush Common Name: Salt Bush Scientific Name: Atriplex cristata   ( ) Description - The various types of salt bush can grow from two feet to twelve feet tall. The
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course BIOLOGY 1001 taught by Professor Shenker during the Spring '08 term at FIT.

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