Seashore Plants of South Florida and the Caribbean: A Guide to Identification and Propagation of Xeriscape Plants

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Pineapple Press Inc, 1994 - Nature - 160 pages

Seashore Plants of South Florida and the Caribbean is a complete source for information about which plants grow best in nearshore environments. It includes extensive characteristics of each plant, including:

  • Form, flower and fruit date
  • Geographic distribution and habitat
  • Reproduction and propagation
  • Ornamental uses
  • Medicinal and toxic properties, including modern and folkloric beliefs and uses
  • Ecological aspects

This guide is a must-have for backyard gardeners and serious naturalists alike.

 

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Contents

Introduction
7
Coast sandbur 17 Australian beefwood
41
Turtle grass 24 Glasswort
47
Common Purslane
54
Cliff orchid 39 Cocoplum
60
Nicker bean
62
Lignumvitae
75
Christmas bush
88
Turks cap cactus
101
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