Plants

A purple flower with a brilliant green background of leaves.
Passion Flower at Gulf Islands.

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Plants are a vital part of Gulf Islands from marine to freshwater environments to dune and maritime forest communities. They act as food, shelter, produce oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide, making them an essential part of a healthy environment. Some plants at Gulf Islands are the building blocks of their environment like the sea oat is to dune formation. From the large historic live oak (Quercus virginiana) to the small flowers of false rosemary (Conradina canescens) and everything in between, explore the parks beautiful plants.

 

Last updated: December 23, 2019

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1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

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