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The South Florida Shorelines Getting To Know Your  Plants A presentation by John Kilzi
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Acacia farnesiana Evergreen plant Known as “Sweet  Acacia.” Height ranges from 10 -  12 feet tall. Oval shaped; yellow in  color. Grows on a small, busy,  thorny tree Fragrant smell is used  in perfumes. Seasons year-round.
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Acer rubrum Deciduous plant Known as “Red Maple.” Height ranges from 35 –  50 feet tall. Oval shaped; red in  color. Excellent red fall color.  Good for     wet sites. Seasons in       winter  and      spring.
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Acoelorrhaphe wrightii  Palm plant Known as “Paurotis” or  “Everglades” Palm. Height ranges from 15 -  25 feet tall. Upright and clumped  shaped; white in color. Susceptible to  manganese  deficiencies. Seasons in spring.
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Amphitecna (Enallagma) latifolia Evergreen plant Known as “Black  calabash.” Height ranges from 20 –  30 feet tall. Oval shaped; pinkish- yellow in color. Not particularly wind  resistant Seasons in      spring.
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Annona glabra  Evergreen plant Known as “Pond Apple”  or “Alligator Apple.” Height ranges from 25 -  40 feet tall. Oval shaped; whitish- yellow in color. Good for swampy sites. Seasons year-round.
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Ardisia escallonioides  Evergreen plant Known as “Marlberry” or  “Marbleberry.” Height ranges from 15 –  25 feet tall. Oval shaped; white in  color. Often shrubby. Attracts  wildlife. Has a fragrant  scent. Seasons in fall.
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Evergreen plant Known as “Black  Mangrove.” Height ranges from 20 -  30 feet tall. Oval shaped; flower is 
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