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A collection of photos of plants ranging from mighty live oak trees to tiny fern sprouts.
  • Young cypress leaves, Taxodium distichum, are a beautiful bright green.
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  • The blanket of ice encasing the fruit and leaves of this lemon tree acts as insulation to protect the tree and the fruit from freezing.
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  • A long leaf pine seedling stays in the grass stage for several years while it sends a tap root into the ground.
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  • The mountain laurel blossoms are very showy.  The buds look like gum drops and the flowers are a brilliant white.
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  • The blossom of the Magnolia grandiflora tree is large and spectacular.
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  • The blossom of the Magnolia grandiflora tree is large and spectacular.
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  • The camphor tree is an evergreen tree, from which medicine and moth balls were produced.
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  • Fringe tree, Chionanthus virginicus, has a beautiful feathery flower.
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  • The fence was place on the tree long ago, so that the tree is growing over it.  This kind of thing can ruin saw blades and injure workers in saw mills.
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  • The ribbing on the trunk of this laurel oak gives it a fantasy like appearance.
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  • The ribbing on the trunk of this laurel oak gives it a fantasy like appearance.
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  • Looking like a reaching hand, one set of roots overlaps another.
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  • Looking up along the trunk of a huge American beech tree.
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  • The buckeye blooms are showy and occur in early spring.  This speciman is an expecially large one.
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  • The buckeye blooms are showy and occur in early spring.
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  • The mountain laurel blossoms are very showy.  The buds look like gum drops and the flowers are a brilliant white.
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  • Apalachicola rosemary is an endangered plant species that is found only in the sand hills along the Apalachicola River.
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  • Apalachicola rosemary is an endangered plant species that is found only in the sand hills along the Apalachicola River.
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  • Apalachicola rosemary is an endangered plant species that is found only in the sand hills along the Apalachicola River.
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  • The fringe tree blooms in early spring and has unique white showy flowers.
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  • The fringe tree blooms in early spring and has unique white showy flowers.
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  • Cherokee rose is a wild single vine rose that blooms in the spring.  The bloosoms are large and prolific.
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  • Cherokee rose is a wild single vine rose that blooms in the spring.  The bloosoms are large and prolific, as are the thorns.
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  • The tuliptree has greenish yellow tulip shaped flowers that are usually found at the top of the tall tree.
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  • The tuliptree has greenish yellow tulip shaped flowers that are usually found at the top of the tall tree.
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