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
Sources for Seashore Plants
17
Turtle grass
24
Aloe
30
Pinguin
37
Nicker bean
62
Lignumvitae
75
Christmas bush
88
Turks cap cactus
101
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