Nature Trail walk by road that connects to field by bike shack
At its start begin at the bike shop and if the walk occurs in the morning mention the
chirping birds you hear across the field.
These birds are called Kill Deer.
sometimes act like they are wounded to deter predators away from their nesting young.
Maritime Hammock-the mangroves and the pines that grow near the seashore.
Mar is the
spanish word for sea.
Tree can grow up to 50 ft and has aerial roots that it will wrap around its host, which the fig eventually
kills, hence the name “strangler fig”.
Its fleshy fruit is yellowish to reddish.
On eof the first beach invaders after a storm
Plant has been use3d to treat fevers, tumors, and jellyfish stings.
Its flowers last one day.
Its Latin Family
name, Pes-caprae means goat’s foot, a reference to the shape of the leaves.
Spanish Needle Flower
, white with yellow centers, flowers have a peppery taste and are sometimes
used on salads.
It is richly supplied with paired, pale gray spines.
Little yellow flowers
which is also known as
Plant attracts butterflies.
Teas consumed from its leaves are remedy for colic, measles, and chickenpox.
hamelia coccinea, hamelia erecta.
Has red and green leaves, also known as
hummingbird bush, polly red head, Texas fire cracker, scarlet bush. Can grow up to 12 feet
insect bites, menstrual disorders, uterine - and ovarian afflictions.
It’s a woody evergreen shrub that can grow up to 6ft that grows throughout South florida except in the
Roasted seeds from this plant have been used as a coffee substitute.
Teas made from the
leaves have been consumed for colds and stomach ailments.
Has the big and broad circular leaves that are red/green.
Its grapes are dark/purple and used to make win
Teas made from the roots, leaves, and bark have been used to treat diarrhea, hemorrhages, and